Leeds United captain, Liam Cooper, has taken to Instagram on Wednesday to provide Jesse Marsch with a potentially big boost.
The 30-year-old has been out of action since December last year with his hamstring injury but is said to be close to making his Elland Road return.
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And the centre-back posted on his Instagram story on Wednesday to send a message out to the fans and potentially his new manager, Jesse Marsch.
The Scotsman posted three images showing him having returned to Thorp Arch action with one of the images captioned: “Back with the troops”.
Cooper has only made 15 appearances for Leeds in the Premier League this season as a result of the hamstring injury he sustained towards the backend of the year.
And the Whites have certainly had their defensive issues during his spell on the sidelines with February marking the worst defensive record ever in a calendar month in the top flight with 20 goals conceded.
Marsch was able to seal his first points as a Leeds manager on the weekend as it proved third time lucky for the American in their victory over Norwich City.
And Cooper is looking set to return to action with the Whites fighting away near the bottom end of the table with their Premier League status on the line.
Next up for the Whites is a game on Friday night against Wolverhampton Wanderers but it seems it would be a big ask for the 30-year-old to return in time for the trip to Molineux.
With an international break on the horizon, we will be interested to see how Marsch manages Cooper ahead of the Premier League run-in.
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