'Sell as soon as we can' – These Leeds fans react to Phil Hay player update on Twitter
Leeds have almost got a full squad to pick from. Almost.
Long-term injured duo Jamie Shackleton and Tyler Roberts are set to return to the squad next week, although they won’t be in the squad for the game against Fulham on Saturday.
That just leaves Adam Forshaw, who is still struggling with a hip injury.
Forshaw was only meant to miss one game – the clash against Barnsley in September.
Minor hip injury for Forshaw. Failed a fitness test but should be okay for Derby next weekend. #lufc
— Phil Hay (@PhilHay_) September 15, 2019
He did make a comeback the week after the Derby game and played 45 minutes against Charlton.
However, that aggravated his hip injury and he hasn’t played since.
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Marcelo Bielsa said that there was still no date for his return, which is a worrying issue for Leeds.
Leeds have coped without him but Forshaw offers something unique to the side and they missed him when Klavin Phillips was suspended for the game against Huddersfield.
Bielsa says Roberts and Shackleton are fit again. But Forshaw still not ready to return. #lufc
— Phil Hay (@PhilHay_) December 19, 2019
Many Leeds fans are concerned and some joked about whether Forshaw passed away and that Leeds were covering it up.
One fan asked whether anyone had seen him and we can confirm that we did in the last Under-23s game at Thorp Arch.
Forshaw didn’t play but we spotted him training on his own and in the last Under-23s game at Leyland we managed to grab a quick word with physio Rob Price who said, “He’s nearly there”.
That’s positive but he’s been ‘nearly there’ for a long time now.
In the meantime, here are the concerned tweets from Leeds fans, with one saying he should be sold… That seems a bit harsh…
Forshaw’s injury 😢 pic.twitter.com/QMKAXNCPuH
— Bradley Mills (@B_JMills) December 19, 2019
I'm sure its a hip injury, maybe a replacement one the amount of time he's been out!!!
— Richard Box 💙💛 (@richardboxy) December 19, 2019
— Marc F 💙💛 (@billywigwam13) December 19, 2019
Is he dead and is there a cover up? Did Rob Price disassemble him for parts?
— Robert Darlington (@RobDar91) December 19, 2019
But he is still alive, yes?
— Sam ➕🏠 (@Samheadhouse) December 19, 2019
Forshaws return will be our January window signing..!
— …………!! (@AndyBulleyment) December 19, 2019
And when he is he won’t play 4 games before injured again
— #442 (@thebenns15) December 19, 2019
Anyone seen him?
— BenStJenks (@BenStJenks) December 19, 2019
Made of glass Forshaw
— Patrick BamGOD (@itsdommasefield) December 19, 2019
RIP Adam Forshaw’s hip.
— CynicalTurtle (@CynicalTurtle) December 19, 2019
Waste of money. Signed injured forever injured. Sell as soon as we can. Can’t be carrying players when we could sign someone fit
— Mip (@mipsical) December 19, 2019
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