Leeds United great Eddie Gray looks ahead to Championship clash v Rotherham United

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Leeds United legend Eddie Gray believes that some changes could be made to the team for their Championship clash against Rotherham United at the New York Stadium on Friday.

Leeds United legend Eddie Gray believes that the side will improve gradually under new manager Darko Milanic.

The 46-year-old was appointed the Whites' full-time manager last month and has been in charge of the team for three matches.

Milanic’s first game as Leeds boss ended in a 2-0 defeat to Brentford away from home. The next finished in a goalless draw with Reading at Elland Road, while before the international break they played out a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday in the Yorkshire derby.

Some have already started to raise doubts on whether Milanic is the right man for the Leeds job because of his failure to pick up a win so far.

A few of the Slovenian’s decisions have also come under scrutiny, such as playmaker Adryan not being given his competitive debut yet and forward Billy Sharp not being in the starting line-up.

Gray, who won the Football League First Division, the FA Cup and the Football League Cup with Leeds, believes that Milanic will get the desired results in due time.

‘And I think the improvement will be a gradual process’, the 66-year-old wrote in The Yorkshire Evening Post. ‘It might happen right away but I would think he’ll still be looking at certain players and trying to pick out what’s his best formation.

‘You look at the front boys but then you look at Billy Sharp and Steve Morison coming on against Sheffield Wednesday and he’ll be looking at every avenue to try and get what he thinks is the best XI on the pitch...

‘Maybe he might try and boost it a little bit. He might try and improve things in the last third and play somebody else as you look at Billy Sharp and Morison who’ve not played and Adryan the Brazilian boy’.

It will be interesting to see how Leeds line up against Rotherham at New York Stadium in the Championship on Friday.

Playing away from home will be against Leeds, but they do have the quality of players to pick up a win on Friday.

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