Date: 17th August 2017 at 9:12am
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Ahead of the Championship victory over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday it had been confirmed by Paul Heckingbottom Andy Yiadom wouldn’t be considered for selection until his future is resolved.

Yiadom started the opening two games but with Huddersfield coming in with an increased offer for the Barnsley defender he missed Ipswich and also sat out the Oakwell win over Forest in midweek.

Heckingbottom isn’t even considering the Ghanaian international until he’s told otherwise.

The boss told BBC Radio Sheffield: ‘In my eyes I don’t have Yids until I’m told different.’

He went on to admit this has left Yiadom ‘in limbo’ but he didn’t think it right for him to play in the defeat against Ipswich and it wasn’t fair on others for him to come back in on Tuesday.

Heckingbottom said: ‘It wasn’t right for me to involve Yids in the game on Saturday and if it is still the same, it won’t be Tuesday because it is not fair on the other players. We are all preparing for our game and obviously Yids is in limbo at the minute.’

Adding: ‘Until it is resolved one way or another and I’m told, I’m not considering him.’

Having turned down the offer of a new deal Heckingbottom admitted it’s now at the point where the Reds ‘can’t go much longer’ before a definitive decision is made but, again commenting ahead of the midweek game, Hecky did anticipate a resolution by Thursday, so today…

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