Bielsa is in no hurry to rush Phillips on Saturday

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Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa has confirmed that defensive midfielder Calvin Phillips is not ready to return to the pitch. Even after recovering from a calf injury.

Leeds United have a program to open the nest Elland Road to receive the visit of Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday, with Bielsa facing a major injury problem. One of them is Phillips, who appears to be returning to the pitch. But the Argentine coach thought it was too soon. 

Need to give players more time “Calvin is in good physical condition. But he hasn’t been on the field for three weeks. If he plays the game on Saturday It must be too soon After three weeks of not playing. It is necessary to train more.” “At this stage He went through a period of recovery and prepared his physical condition. and can practice with the ball.

I think Saturday is too soon for him,” Bielsa said of Phillips, who had a calf injury that forced him to withdraw from the England squad in early October. Aside from Phillips, who are also missing out for Leeds this weekend, Luke Ayling, Patrick Bamford and Junior Firpo are out of the other two. Next game, while Robin Cock is out for at least a month after surgery.