Leeds United refusing to rush Stuart Dallas return after broken leg

Stuart Dallas' service for Leeds United has earnt him as much time as it takes to finally get him back out on the pitch, according to manager Daniel Farke.

April marks the second anniversary of the Northern Ireland international breaking his leg in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester City.

Dallas was thriving in the Premier League and his loss has been keenly felt, with Leeds dropping out of the division last season.

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But no one has suffered more than Dallas, who said this week he has not given up on playing against this season.

Farke, whose side resume their Championship title push at Watford on Good Friday, is rightly unwilling to add any pressure.

"Stuart is a Leeds legend," he said. "He's done more for this club than many, many players. I've been here several months but he's been here several years (nine) and he's achieved so much for this club so he gets all the backing and time he needs for his recovery.

"If there is a chance to see Stuart back on the pitch be sure we're all greedy to make this happen but it's too early to say if there's a chance (of it being this season)."

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