Leeds high scorer Rodrigo out for 2 months with ankle harm

Leeds United striker Rodrigo Moreno will miss as much as two months after struggling an ankle harm.

The Spain worldwide sustained the knock throughout Leeds’ FA Cup fourth spherical win at Accrington Stanley on Saturday.

Rodrigo is prone to miss round eight Premier League video games throughout his absence, together with the upcoming double header in opposition to Manchester United.

The 31-year-old is the membership’s high scorer this season, having hit 12 targets in 22 video games, and an announcement from Leeds on Thursday confirmed Rodrigo: “suffered bone and ligament harm because of a problem and has undergone minor surgical procedure”.

The membership additionally mentioned that the “medical group at Thorp Arch are assured that Rodrigo will return to play by the tip of March,” that means he might be again in time for April’s journey to league leaders Arsenal.

Jesse Marsch’s males sit fifteenth within the Premier League, having solely gained two of their final 16 league video games. They haven’t secured three factors since their 4-3 win in opposition to Bournemouth on November 5.