Neil Redfearn on his Leeds United future

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Neil Redfearn says that he is enjoying working as the Leeds United head coach.

Leeds United head coach Neil Redfearn has told The Yorkshire Evening Post that he will continue to work as he has been doing irrespective of his contract situation.

It is not yet clear if the 49-year-old will remain the Leeds boss next season, as Massimo Cellino is currently away from the club.

Despite the less-than-ideal off-pitch situation, on the pitch Leeds are doing brilliantly and have been in good form in recent weeks.

Heading into Saturday’s Championship clash against Nottingham Forest at Elland Road, the Whites find themselves 13th in the league table with 47 points from 36 matches, 16 points above the relegation zone.

Redfearn has done a truly remarkable job since becoming the Leeds full-time manager in November, but it is not certain if his contract will be renewed for next season.

The Englishman, though, insists that he will continue to work as he has been doing over the past months until he hears anything from the club.

“I’ve enjoyed myself,” Redfearn told The Yorkshire Evening Post. “It’s a tremendous privilege being manager or head coach of Leeds United because the band of people is exclusive - not many people have managed the club

“I’m proud of what the boys have achieved by getting themselves out of trouble and there are lots of plusses here. But until it (the question of his future) gets asked or addressed, I’ve just got to bat on, enjoy what I’m doing and get results.”

Leeds fans will certainly want the future of Redfearn to be sorted as soon as possible, and one suspects that they will want him to remain in charge of the team next season.

The Whites have progressed remarkably over the past months under the Englishman, and there are some very good players who will have matured by next season to push Leeds for promotion to the Premier League.

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