Football - Becc's back for Leeds

Leeds striker Luciano Becchio will return to the squad for the visit of bottom club Bristol City.

PA Sport

Becchio missed the midweek FA Cup replay win at Birmingham through illness, while speculation over his future at Elland Road has been mounting with both Wigan and Hull reported to be interested in the 29-year-old Argentinian.

Manager Neil Warnock will be without Adam Drury for several weeks after the defender sustained a similar ankle injury to the one that kept striker Ross McCormack out for two months earlier this season.

But midfield pair Michael Tonge and Ross Barkley, on loan from Everton, both return to contention after being cup-tied for the Birmingham replay and while Warnock has no other new injury or suspension headaches, he is likely to make several changes again at Ashton Gate.

Goalkeeper Paddy Kenny and central defender Alan Tate were rested in midweek and are likely to return to the starting line-up, while the likes of Jason Pearce, Aidy White and David Norris are also pushing for recalls.

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