Laurens De Bock makes shock Leeds United claim

Laurens De Bock claims that he has not been contacted by Leeds United for several weeks – despite picking up an injury during his loan spell at Sunderland.

Saturday, 9th November 2019, 6:05 am
Laurens De Bock

The full-back, who has endured a difficult time since his move to Elland Road, joined the Black Cats on a season-long loan deal in the summer.

After sustaining an injury, he returned to action during the Leasing.com Trophy clash with Leicester City in midweek – before revealing that Leeds failed to contact him during his time on the treatment table.

"I haven't had much contact in the last few weeks with Leeds,” he admitted.

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“So I'm just playing for myself now, and we will see.”

De Bock looks to have no long-term future with Leeds, but has been a regular for Sunderland.

He will, however, face a battle to force his way back into the first team following injury – with Denver Hume having impressed in his place.