He's leaving Leeds - Reliable journalist reacts after line-up announced for clash v Nottingham Forest
By Harry Sykes
Rob Green is “clearly” leaving Leeds United after he was omitted from the squad for their Saturday evening clash against Nottingham Forest, according to a reliable journalist.
The veteran goalkeeper, 37, made way in the matchday 18 for youngster Bailey Peacock-Farrell, who will provide cover for first choice Felix Wiedwald.
The German has been given the nod to start for the fifth consecutive league match this season.
Yorkshire Evening Post correspondent Lee Sobot interpreted Green’s omission as a clear signal that he is “off” as his Elland Road career draws to a close ahead of next Thursday’s transfer deadline.
Big game for Roofe, has always said he’s best upfront. Grot waiting on bench. Green clearly off. Dallas perhaps unlucky not to start. #lufc
— Lee Sobot (@LeeSobotYEP) August 26, 2017
This comes after Yorkshire Evening Post reporter Phil Hay claimed on his personal Twitter account on Friday evening that Leeds are 48 hours away from re-signing Lonergan, 33.
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Lonergan is set to re-join Leeds on a free transfer and that he is likely to serve as back-up to Wiedwald, who was immediately instated as the number one after signing from Werder Bremen.