By David Woods

22nd Feb, 2018 | 11:02am

'Not great' – Heckingbottom delivers update on 'frustrating' injury to key Leeds first-teamer

Paul Heckingbottom has revealed that Pablo Hernandez was taken off with a groin problem in the 2-2 draw against Derby County on Wednesday night.
He also said that it was doubly “frustrating” as he was just about to bring him off anyway.
However, the outlook is pretty gloomy with Heckingbottom stating that he doesn’t expect Hernandez to play any part in the game with Brentford on Saturday.
Talking in the post-match press conference, as quoted by Lee Sobot from the Yorkshire Evening Post, he said, “I’m not ruling him out but when you come off with a muscle injury it’s usually not great and you are going to be out for a few days minimum.”

Hernandez has played all but two of Leeds’ Championship games this season and his absence will be a blow, although Samu Saiz is now back in action after a six-game suspension.
Hernandez has scored four goals and added seven assists in 31 league appearances.
Leeds play Brentford at Elland Road on Saturday in a 3pm kick-off.
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