Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa comments on Liam Cooper injury

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Leeds United central defender Liam Cooper is injured at the moment.

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Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa has suggested to Leeds Live that Liam Cooper could miss the Championship game against Hull City.

The Whites will take on Hull at Elland Road in the Championship on Tuesday evening.

The West Yoskshire outfit will head into the match against the Tigers on the back of a 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town away from home in the league.

 

Cooper is one of the best and most important players for Leeds, but the 28-year-old central defender did not play against Huddersfield on Saturday due to a calf stain.

Bielsa has suggested that Cooper could miss the game against Hull at Elland Road on Tuesday evening.

Bielsa told Leeds Live about Cooper: "We don’t know. Today, it would have been a risk to play. I don’t think this situation is going to change on Tuesday.”

Danny Loader of Reading FC is tackled by Liam Cooper, Captain of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Leeds United at Madejski Stadium on November 26,...

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Leeds are in great form at the moment and are among the favourites to clinch automatic promotion to the Premier League.

The Whites are second in the Championship table at the moment with 43 points from 20 matches, two points behind leaders West Bromwich Albion.

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 07:Marcelo Bielsa of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Huddersfield Town and Leeds United at John Smith's Stadium on December 07,...

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