‘It has been difficult at times’ – Leeds United star Jason Pearce opens up

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Leeds United captain Jason Pearce reflects on the current situation at the Championship club.

Leeds United captain Jason Pearce has admitted that times have been difficult at the club recently.

The Yorkshire club have undergone some major changes over the last few months. Dave Hockaday was appointed the Championship outfit’s manager in the summer, but a run of poor results saw him sacked in late August.

Neil Redfearn was appointed the caretaker-manager and he returned Leeds to winning ways. The Englishman was in charge of four matches, during which time he guided them to three wins and a draw.

Darko Milanic was appointed the full-time manager of Leeds, but the Slovenian has yet to lead the team to a win.

The 46-year-old lost his first match 2-0 at Brentford and drew the next goalless with Reading at home. On Saturday, the Whites played out a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday in the Yorkshire derby at Elland Road.

After the match on Saturday, defender Pearce told Sky Sports: ‘As players we just have to get on with it. It has been difficult at times.

'There have been loads of new players in, there were loads of new players in the team today as well. We are still gelling and hopefully we will come together as a team and we will move up the league’.

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