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The important decisions Leeds boss needs to make soon

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Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn needs to decide on the futures of Rodolph Austin, Scott Wootton and Steve Morison by the end of the season.

Leeds United's good form may have appeased fans' concerns, but it has also created its own problems.

The Whites have shot up the Championship table after only losing one of their first seven league matches in 2015, but their good run of results has posed an intriguing question that Neil Redfearn has a limited amount of time to answer.

Leeds have built their recent success on the form of the players who have the most experience of being at Elland Road, with most their summer signings being cast into the shadows.

The likes of Scott Wootton, Rodolph Austin and Steve Morison have all been key performers for the Whites, but Redfearn will now have to reconsider their futures and that poses complications.

Redfearn's main job is to ensure that Leeds are in position to achieve promotion next season, but he will also realise that there is a need for the club to cut costs. 

Leeds have struggled to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations and they know that they need to work hard to balance their books.

With Austin's and Morison's contracts both expiring in the near future there was a feeling that the pair would simply be let go in the summer, but their prominent roles of late will mean that Redfearn is loathed to lose either of the duo. 

Wootton, too, has finally started to show his quality and the club's desire to cash in on him, as reported by the Yorkshire Post, may have to be reassessed. 

The decision over whether or not to keep hold of the trio is likely to be one of the biggest choices Redfearn has to make between now and the end of the season, and supporters of the Yorkshire club will be hoping that he makes the right choice to benefit them next term. 

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