By Russell Edge
Leeds United striker Caleb Ekuban looks set to play a part against Middlesbrough on Sunday after having taken part in full training for the last couple of weeks, according to a journalist.
Phil Hay, the chief football writer for the Yorkshire Evening Post, reported on his personal Twitter account that the 23-year-old had managed to return to training with the first team squad after suffering a broken foot in his very first league appearance for the club.
he’ll have a chance I would think. A few weeks of full training behind him
— Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) November 14, 2017
As a result of his weeks of training, Hay says that there is every chance he will return to the first team reckoning against Boro, which will be a major boost for the team.
Ekuban lasted just 62 minutes before being substituted against Sunderland in the 2-0 win back in August, and has been ruled out of action ever since, with manager Thomas Christiansen using the likes of Pierre-Michel Lasogga and Jay-Roy Grot up front instead.
The injury blow came after he had impressed in his very first game for Leeds, in the 4-1 win over Port Vale in the League Cup, in which he netted once and set up another assist.
The Whites will be hoping to bounce back to winning ways on Sunday after having suffered seven defeats in their last nine outings, and will also be looking to get revenge over former manager Garry Monk, who left at the end of his contract over summer to join Middlesbrough.
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