By David Woods

26th Apr, 2018 | 11:24am

Massive double fitness boost for Leeds ahead of clash v Norwich - confirmed

Paul Heckingbottom has confirmed that both Luke Ayling and Laurens de Bock have been back in training for a few days.

The Leeds manager was talking ahead of the Championship clash with Norwich and said that he was delighted to have right-back Ayling back.

However, Tyler Roberts is still not over his shin injury and hasn’t played for Leeds since signing in January.

Football Insider verdict:

Luke Ayling has been a huge miss and it will be a massive boost to have him back in contention for the first team. He won’t be rushed back and it’s unlikely he’ll do anything but make the bench on Saturday but it’s no coincidence that Leeds’ sudden drop-off in form has coincided with Ayling’s injury. The right-back position has been a real problem for Leeds since and fans will be delighted with this news. Laurens de Bock? Fans won’t be so happy to hear that he’s back, with Tom Pearce doing a brilliant job at left-back. 

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