Leeds United news - Marcelo Bielsa's injuries listed in full, Joe Gelhardt talked up, West Ham referee appointed

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

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 6:27 pm
Leeds United warm-up at Elland Road. Pic: Getty

Leeds United's injuries listed in full

Leeds United travel to face West Ham in the Premier League on Monday night - but what injury worries are plaguing both teams ahead of the meeting?

The Whites have a nine-day gap between top flight fixtures as they make the trip to take on the Hammers in London in front of the Sky Sports Monday Night Football cameras.

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Marcelo Bielsa and David Moyes are well underway with their pre-match preparations and will be hoping to welcome back a number of players to their senior squads.

Leeds have several concerns away from their terrible recent capital record, with eight players currently sidelined in the Elland Road treatment room.

West Ham aren't blessed with a fully-fit squad themselves and have immediate concerns over two first-team goalkeepers ahead of kick-off.

Both managers will meet the media later this week to issue an update over any fitness concerns.

Read the list in full HERE ...

Patrick Bamford talks up youngster Joe Gelhardt

Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford has talked up rising star Joe Gelhardt and echoed comparisons to Wayne Rooney.

United's number nine has been thoroughly impressed by the former Wigan academy product.

Read what he had to say in full HERE ...

Premier League referee handed Hammers clash - and he has history

Top flight referee Mike Dean will be in charge when Leeds United travel to face West Ham United on Monday night.

Dean has recent history with the Hammers after a difficult February that saw he make headlines.

Read the full story HERE ahead of Monday's clash