By Russell Edge

14th Dec, 2017 | 2:03pm

Leeds hopeful over major injury boost ahead of Norwich clash - BBC

Leeds United are hopeful that Pierre-Michel Lasogga will be fit enough to make the squad for their clash with Norwich City on Saturday after his recent injury layoff, according to a report.

BBC Radio Leeds’ programme West Yorkshire Sport claim on their Twitter account that the Whites have got their fingers crossed that the German striker, on a season-long loan from Hamburg SV, will be back among the first team squad after missing the five games as a result of a leg injury.

The report comes after the club shared a photo of Lasogga returning to training on Wednesday, which will come as a major boost for manager Thomas Christiansen as layoffs mounted up threatening an injury crisis in attack.

Lasogga has been joined by the likes of fellow forwards Pablo Hernandez, Stuart Dallas and Jay Roy Grot in the treatment room in recent weeks, while last weekend saw Caleb Ekuban limp off in the clash against Queens Park Rangers, and he is now set for extended medical attention as doctors try to identify the source of his injury.

The German powerhouse has scored at a rate of a goal every two games in the Championship this season, netting five in ten matches, while he has also chipped in with four assists.

In other Leeds United news, the club have seen a wonderkid arrive at Elland Road ahead of a potential transfer.

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