Leeds United head coach Neil Redfearn wants to see two qualities developing in his Leeds United squad.
Leeds United head coach Neil Redfearn says he’s proud to be leading a ‘big club’ at Elland Road.
The boss has implied that if Leeds were in the Premier League, they’d be one of the biggest teams in the division, as he looks to get the side into a position where promotion into the top flight becomes a realistic possibility.
Redfearn has also revealed the two qualities he’s looking to instil in his players as he begins his tenure as the permanent head coach at the club.
“It’ll be a proud moment for me. It’s a great club and the fanbase is fantastic, it’s second to none,” Redfearn told the Leeds website.
“If Leeds United was a Premier League club, it would be a top Premier League club. Before a ball is kicked, it’s a big club.”
“For me, we’re right at the beginning. We’ve got to start putting the work ethic back in place and get the players to start having that belief again.”
The point about work ethic is an interesting one because it’s a quality which can help Leeds’ players in areas not solely related to performance.
The majority of fans who attend games just want to see their players giving everything in key matches for their club.
If Redfearn gets players working hard then regardless of quality, the tremendous level of support Leeds already enjoy will only increase.
The belief will only come with winning games because that’s the physical proof that what the manager and the players are trying to achieve has been successful.
A winning mentality makes players more confident, which adds an edge in training and improves the level of competition in the squad ahead of big games, which is a good position for Redfearn to be in.
“I’m more interested in the improvements that we make. I want to get us back on track and get us playing good football.”
So does everyone else Redders.