It has been a long and old journey for Adam Forshaw but the midfielder finally looks set to make his comeback after injury at Leeds United.
The 5-foot-9 ace has been out of action for Marcelo Bielsa’s side since September 2019 due to a hip injury, but has recently made steady progress in his attempt to come back before Premier’s season ends. League.
He played 84 minutes in the Premier League 2 clash against Aston Villa last Friday, and will surely be given some extra points with the youngsters ahead of his eventual return to the first team.
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And in a question-and-answer session for Leeds’ coverage by The Athletic on the Premier League clash against Liverpool, Phil Hay delivered some key updates on Forshaw and where things stand.
When asked if he would be part of the bench, he replied, “This is something to watch out for. If he doesn’t, he won’t be far as he’s made some really good progress over the past four or five weeks – the kind of progress that makes Leeds think they’ve finally gotten over the worst.
And then, in response to a question about what his return might mean for the club’s summer transfer plans, he revealed: “They should think about it carefully because Forshaw is a competition for Phillips and Bielsa still has it. rated extremely well. “
Bielsa himself, meanwhile, opened the door for the 29-year-old who was recently returning to his first-team endeavors, saying: “He basically hasn’t played for two seasons and can play 90 minutes at a high competition after going. been healthy – there is still some time before you are ready for this.
“He is in good health and has two months left of the season to prove that he has finally overcome his problems. We all hope it will be like that, because he is a very important player and he made a huge effort to overcome the situation he went through.
Considering how far the £ 20,000-a-week ace has come a long way to get to this point, Bielsa will be intending not to rush him anytime soon.
But, given that he is on track to make his comeback, the time to release Forshaw in the Premier League is surely near.
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