, Leeds United fans see no Halme in playing young Fin

Leeds United fans see no Halme in playing young Fin

Beyond spate, beyond rash, beyond crisis; the Leeds United injury situation is full-blown out-of-control at the moment.

Such is the rate that the Whites are dropping, never mind putting in to the EFL for special dispensation to sign an emergency loan keeper, they’ll have to ask for permission to make the shirt numbers smaller in case of needing three digits.

Joking aside, the situation is looking a fair bit grim for Leeds United at the moment. Already missing long-term absences in the likes of Patrick Bamford and Luke Ayling, now the Whites have to contend with news that influential defender Pontus Jansson is out.

As if that wasn’t bad enough, today it was revealed that #1 stopper Bailey Peacock-Farrell is likely to miss Saturday’s game at Elland Road against Bristol City. This news is compounded by the fact that Chelsea loanee Jamal Blackman has returned to Stamford Bridge with a broken leg.

It looks increasingly likely that Leeds United are going to scrape into the Under-23s to cover Peacock-Farrell’s absence with either Kamil Miazek or Will Huffer set to start on Saturday. There are also choices to be made at centre-back about who is to partner captain Liam Cooper.

With names being bandied about, amidst pleadings for January signings to be made, Leeds United fans have welcomed the news that young Finland international Aapo Halme could be due a part in the game which would represent a jump up in class and competition.

With that still resounding in their ears, here’s what some Leeds United fans are saying about the possibility of running with the former HJK Helsinki youngster:

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