Leeds United news - Angus Kinnear on Whites summer recruitment, Andrea Radrizzani on promotion benefit and Gaetano Berardi returns

The Yorkshire Evening Post round-up all of the news from Elland Road on Monday in our daily recap with a look at the key headlines - have you missed any of the big Whites stories?

Monday, 1st March 2021, 5:33 pm
Leeds United director Angus Kinnear alongside Victory Orta. Pic: Getty

Gaetano Berardi makes long-awaited comeback

There was positive news for Leeds United on Monday afternoon as Gaetano Berardi returned to competitive action for the first time since July.

The 32-year-old defender made his long-awaited comeback for the Whites against Crystal Palace for the club's Under-23s outfit after a torn ACL last summer.

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Read the full story HEREAlso, check out what supporters had to say here as he completed 45 minutes in the capital.

Angus Kinnear on Victor Orta's recruitment

Leeds United chief executive Angus Kinnear has revealed one of the keys to Victor Orta's summer transfer market activity and praised the quartet of new signings brought to Elland Road by the Spaniard, for Marcelo Bielsa's first team.

Read the full story HERE

Andrea Radrizzani on Leeds United's promotion

Leeds United chairman Andrea Radrizzani feels Leeds United's promotion heartache of 2019 actually acted as a blessing in disguise for the West Yorkshire club.

Why? Read the full story HEREUnder-23s beaten for the first time since November

It was a disappointing Monday for Mark Jackson's Under-23s as they fell to a first defeat since November which ended a run of nine consecutive victories.

Crystal Palace were the victors in South London, as United were reduced to 10 men early on thanks to a red card for winger Crysencio Summerville.

Read the full match report HERESam Greenwood back in training

There was also good news for development striker Sam Greenwood as he posted an update over his fitness. The former Arsenal man has been missing in recent weeks after a spell in the treatment room.

Read the full story HERELeeds United loan watch

A number of Thorp Arch's academy stars were in action over the weekend in the Football League and across Europe.

We take a look at how the likes of Robbie Gotts, Alfie McCalmont and Ryan Edmondson amongst a few others got on for their temporary teams.

Read the full loan watch HERE