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LUFC Becchio back in light training

LUFC Becchio back in light training

Leeds United boss Simon Grayson is not going to rush back Luciano Becchio into the squad after the Argentinian returned to light training.

Becchio has been missing since April with a hamstring injury.

Last seasons top goalscorer returned for pre season training but suffered a reoccurrence of the injury that required surgery.

Leeds boss Simon Grayson only has strikers Billy Paynter and Ross McCormack currently at his disposal, after fellow striker Davide Somma was ruled out for most of the season with a cruciate knee ligament injury that he suffered during pre season.

McCormack and Paynter have scored just three competitive goals between them since signing for the club in the summer of 2010 but Grayson he is not willing to rush back Becchio until he is fully fit. Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Grayson said, "I am not going to put a timescale on it but he`s back doing some running with the physio, so we will just wait and see. I don`t want to rush him because he could then be out for longer than expected but he`s making progress and we will continue to monitor him."

Paynter and McCormack drew another blank between them in the opening day 3-1 defeat at Southampton.

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Date:Saturday August 6 2011
Time: 9:05PM

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