Date: 5th May 2018 at 7:33am
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Newly crowned Leeds United player of the year Pablo Hernandez is set to miss the final game of the season against Queens Park Rangers.

Hernandez missed the awards ceremony on Friday evening to be at the birth of his boy in Spain and he is not expected to return ahead of the clash at Elland Road on Sunday.

Defender Luke Ayling could be added to the squad after recovering from the ankle surgery that has kept him out since New Year’s Day.

Head coach Paul Heckingbottom could hand debuts to youngsters Sam Dalby and Ryan Edmondsson after the pair trained with the first team this week.

Vurnon Anita, Conor Shaughnessy, Tyler Roberts and Laurens De Bock remain on the sidelines for Leeds through injury.

Defender Gaetano Berardi completes his five-match suspension for his third red card of the season.

Rangers manager Ian Holloway is also planning to give youngsters an opportunity in the season finale with Giles Phillips and Charlie Owen part of the squad travelling from London.

Matt Ingram could return to the squad after missing the win against Birmingham City last weekend through concussion

Massimo Luongo will not feature for Rangers as he prepares for the World Cup finals with Australia later this summer.

 

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