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Morning Leeds-in for 4 April: Leeds’ Barry Douglas now on the mend after surgery

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While it’s not great to see him in hospital, at least Barry Douglas can start his rehab now and be ready for preseason.

We already knew that Douglas was going to be out for the rest of the season, so him getting surgery and in a cast shouldn’t be a surprise, but it still kind of stinks to see him laid out in hospital. But this does mean that his recovery and rehab can start right away, meaning that there is a chance for him to be good to go before the start of next season, if not the preseason.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Victor Orta, Leeds United’s Director of Football talked about learning from his mistakes and a chance to see Leeds promoted. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English Football Links

Tottenham Hotspur beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in the opening match of the new Tottenham stadium. [Cartilage Free Captain]

Wolverhampton will reported make Mexico international striker Raul Jimenez the club’s record signing, finalizing a deal to buy him from Benfica for £30 million. []

Chelsea blanked Brighton & Hove Albion 3-0. []

World Football Links

Fiorentina drew 2-2 with AS Roma. [Viola Nation]

AC Milan player ratings from the 1-1 draw with struggling Udinese. [AC Milan Offside]

Mauro Icardi returned for Inter Milan and powered the Nerazzurri to a 4-0 victory over Genoa. [Serpents of Madoninna]

The racist abuse aimed at Juventus forward Moise Kean means that Italian football has learned nothing. []

Recap of last week in Liga MX Femenil. [FMF State of Mind]