Five key questions for Leeds boss Neil Redfearn after Cellino loses appeal

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Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn could have a number of questions on his mind today.

Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn has been left in a difficult position after news from the BBC that the club’s owner Massimo Cellino had lost his appeal against a decision to disqualify him from owning the club.

The boss confirmed to the Daily Mail earlier in the season that he was in regular contact with Cellino as the pair worked out a contract for Redfearn to become head coach after Darko Milanic was given his marching orders.

Redfearn may have a number of issues on his mind and we’ve debated five questions he could be asking himself after the latest Cellino news.

Is my position safe?

It’s only natural for Redfearn to think about his own position at the club if Cellino is no longer in charge. However, he is the man the Italian appointed and with Cellino telling the Yorkshire Post he’ll be back in April, there’s no need for Redfearn to panic just yet.

What does this mean with regards to transfers?

As a result of that, nothing should change with regards to the recruiting system at the club. There is still time for players to come in over the next couple of weeks, with Redfearn looking to improve his squad options in key areas.

What does this mean for the club’s future?

That’s a question that Redfearn and most Leeds fans will be asking themselves this morning. It’s still a little too early to say and difficult to predict the consequences of the upheaval if a change of ownership occurs in the future.

Do I need to worry about the players?

There could be one or two members of the young Leeds squad looking to their manager for a bit of guidance at a difficult time in the season. Redfearn needs to stay professional and keep his players focused on what’s important for the club; points and pulling clear of the bottom three.

Who will run the club?

Arguably the most important question of all and one, which the club’s chief operating officer Matt Child couldn’t give an answer to when he was quizzed by the Yorkshire Post yesterday. The dust has to settle before that becomes clearer.

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