The Swedish centre-back picked up a severe knee injury which will keep him out of action for three weeks.
And it is expected that Berardi would fill the void of the 28-year-old.
The Swiss international turned out to be the go-to-guy for Marcelo Bielsa until the hamstring injury ruined his momentum in October.
The former Sampdoria defender has made nine appearances this season.
Hay, the famous Yorkshire Evening Post writer, offered his opinion on bringing the 30-year-old to the team.
While a set of fans abided by Hay’s opinion, there were others who raised questions regarding Berardi’s capabilities.
The Whites suffered a big set back against Sheffield United and as a result, the Blades moved to second in the Championship table.
After enduring a month of tough fixtures, Marcelo Bielsa was optimistic about the promotion hopes of the Whites. But it took a different turn when they got subdued by the Blades last week.
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They are currently third in the Championship table and set to face Millwall this Saturday.