Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn has confirmed that the club are planning to be active during the January transfer window in order to arrest the slide.
Leeds have been slipping down the table since the start of the season. Owner Massimo Cellino has not been able to achieve much success despite several managerial changes. Even thoughRedfearn’s position at the club continues to be under speculation after yet another defeat in the league, he believes that January will provide him with an opportunity to strengthen their squad and improve results.
The club have taken just one point from the last five league matches and the year ended with a 2-0 defeat against Derby County. The immense poor form shown by Leeds United is made even worse by the fact that they have scored only two goals in the last five matches. As a result, they sit just one point above Millwall in the drop zone. The Championship takes a break for a week as the third round of the FA Cup begins with Leeds United travelling to the Stadium of Light to take on Sunderland.Redfearn will be hoping for victory which would then come as a major confidence boost for the team ahead of the away match against Bolton.
“Perhaps there’s got to be a bit of short-termism here.The boys who are here have been fantastic but they need some help. They need other players to come in, freshen us up and give us a bit of experience. But I’ve had this conversation with Massimo. We’re well aware of it. We need that depth, that competition and real game-changers on the bench. At the moment it’s not the case. In the first half we were quite measured and organised but the goal just before half-time put a different slant on things,” said Redfearn.