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Leeds United forward Wilfried Gnonto picks up injury against Hull City

Leeds United forward Wilfried Gnonto was withdrawn against Hull City 21 minutes into the game on Wednesday night after picking up a knock.

The Athletic journalist Phil Hay was sharing live updates from the game at the MKM Stadium, and he provided the injury news as Crysencio Summerville came on as a substitute for the Italian.

Leeds manager Daniel Farke will hope the knock is not a serious one as he cannot afford to lose such an important player for long.

Gnonto was keen on leaving Elland Road during the summer transfer window but remained at the club after his transfer request was turned down and he has bagged a goal in four Championship appearances so far.

Leeds headed into the Hull City game on the back of two wins, three draws and one defeat and will hope to leave with all three points to keep their promotion chances on track.

The Whites secured a 3-0 victory over Millwall on Sunday and will look to make it back-to-back wins for the first time this season.

The Elland Road club are aiming to secure an immediate return to the Premier League, and having Gnonto available for most of the games will be a much-needed boost.

The 19-year-old bagged two goals and four assists in 24 Premier League games last term and can be a very valuable player for Leeds this term under Farke.

He limped off while he was taken off, and further assessments will be carried out to determine the extent of the knock.

Fortunately for Leeds, they have quality cover and depth in attack, with the fact that Summerville only had to make do with a spot on the bench for the trip a testament to that fact.

They host Watford on Saturday and will be keen to secure a win as every game in this division matters a lot for any side looking to clinch promotion.

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