Adam Forshaw is in line to make an incredible return to action on Friday that could coincide with the Leeds United Under-23s winning the Premier League 2 Division 2 title.
Forshaw hasn’t played for 18 months after a nightmare hip injury led to him needing surgery and his comeback has been long and torturous.
However, he played for the Under-23s in a friendly game at the weekend and came through that unscathed, according to Phil Hay.
The Athletic journalist claimed that Forshaw is now in line to play for the Under-23s in his first competitive game back and we can see him being made captain for the clash.
Mark Jackson’s Under-23s have been phenomenal this season and have raced away with the title.
A point against Aston Villa on Friday evening will seal the deal with two games to spare and see them promoted to the top table in Premier League 2.
Given that, it was always going to be a popular game.
But, with the added bonus of Forshaw returning to action, we’re predicting that this will be one of the most-streamed Under-23s games ever.
On a personal level, we’re delighted for Forshaw and are desperate to see him come through the game and hopefully make an appearance in the Premier League this season.
It’s one step at a time, though, but a match like this is absolutely tailor-made for him and he’s the perfect figure to help keep the Under-23s grounded in such a huge match.
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