Frank Lampard updates on Derby County striker Martyn Waghorn's fitness

30th March 2019, Pride Park, Derby, England; EFL Championship football, Derby County versus Rotherham United; Martyn Waghorn of Derby County celebrates after scoring his second penalty to...

Derby County are due to take on Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United side at Elland Road on Wednesday evening.

Derby County manager Frank Lampard makes a point to the fourth official at Pride Park Stadium on December 17, 2018 in Derby, England.

Derby County boss Frank Lampard has admitted to the Yorkshire Evening Post that Martyn Waghorn could miss the second-leg of his side’s play off tie against Leeds United.

Derby are due to take on Leeds tomorrow, and they could be without Waghorn again, in what would be a bitter blow for the Rams.

Derby know they will travel to Elland Road needing to score if they are to make it past Leeds.


Lampard’s men were beaten 1-0 by Leeds in the first-leg and they missed Waghorn.

Dave Nugent, who was selected to start up-front, did not cause Leeds’ defence many problems.

And Lampard says Derby will be giving Waghorn as much time as possible to get fit for the clash.

Martyn Waghorn of Derby County during the FA Cup Third Round match between Derby County and Southampton FC at Pride Park on January 5, 2019 in Derby, United Kingdom.

"He broke down on Friday," Lampard said, "but he is desperate to be involved. He will be assessed up until the last moment."

Leeds have beaten Derby all three times the two sides have met this season.

Marcelo Bielsa’s men have injury concerns of their own though, with Kemar Roofe and Adam Forshaw both sidelined.

Derby County forward Martyn Waghorn (9) with Millwall defender Ryan Leonard (28) during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Millwall at the Pride Park, Derby on...

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