Patrick Bamford back in training as Leeds United announce new coaching staff

Patrick Bamford has returned to Leeds United training ahead of Jesse Marsch's first game as head coach, and Joe Gelhardt played a part which hinted he could be involved at Leicester City.

The Whites are at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, although with games against Aston Villa on Thursday and at home to Norwich City the following Sunday, he may not be rushed back straight away.

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Bamford has only played once since injuring his ankle at Newcastle United in mid-September. He tore his hamstring celebrating a goal against Brentford on his comeback and his latest injury was plantar fasciitis made when he returned to training.

Kalvin Phillips and Liam Cooper did not train with the team, but winger Crysencio Summerville did.

Thursday was his first session since and in the part open to the media he took part in the warm-ups, some slalom running and rondos. He sat out the set-pieces excerices that followed, when perhaps significantly, fellow striker Joe Gelhardt was taking many of the dead balls.

The session was taken by Marsch's new training staff.

Franz Schiemer is the American's assistant, having worked alongside him at Red Bull Salzburg, the club the 35-year-old made his name with as player.

IN TRAINING: Patrick Bamford was working with his Leeds United team-mates today

Former Swansea City coach Cameron Toshack, son of ex-Wales manager John, joins as head coach.

As well as the Swans, he worked for as head coach of Cypriot first division side Pafos.

Mark Jackson has been promoted from the under-23s to join the first-team coaching staff and ex-Middlesbrough and Bradford City full-back Andrew Taylor has been appointed interim head coach of the under-23s, having joined from Sunderland.

LEEDS UNITED: The Whites players gather in a huddle with new coach Jesse Marsch before training