The Leeds United youngster was handed a six-week suspension in early September.

The banned Leeds United midfielder Jordan Stevens is back in training.

Stevens was handed a six-week suspension from all football-related activity at the start of September, after breaching betting rules.

The Yorkshire Evening Post reported earlier this week that the teenager can train with Leeds from 10 October – which is in six days’ time.

But posting on Instagram on Friday, Stevens shared a video of himself out on the training field – albeit away from his teammates – alongside the caption: “Buzzing to be back”.

 

The footage – which has since been deleted – showed Stevens playing a one-two with one unidentified individual, before curling a 20-shot beyond another and into the top corner. There is no suggestion that, by doing so, the former Forest Green Rovers midfielder is in breach of his ban.

Stevens’ imminent comeback looks to be well-timed, with his positional rivals Adam Forshaw and Jamie Shackleton currently out injured.

Stevens was a key member of the Leeds Under-23s side that won the Professional Development League last season, and made his solitary first-team appearance against Stoke in January.

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