Leeds United legend Eddie Gray has revealed in the Yorkshire Evening Post where he feels the club’s young midfielders can further improve.
Gray didn’t enjoy what he saw from the middle of the side during the 0-0 draw against Nottingham Forest over the weekend and wants to see a more refined approach for the match against Fulham this Wednesday.
“I thought the midfield players did well in the first half, but for me, we can still can improve our final ball and it’s something the players have got to work on,” wrote Gray.
“We need to take more care in the final third of the pitch. We actually got in some great areas.”
Leeds have some very young players competing in the middle of the team and there are going to be areas they can work and improve on.
The impact they have had, which has helped the side rise up the league towards mid-table has been remarkable.
However, Gray is right to suggest that Redfearn should be stressing the need for them to improve even further in big games.
One of the only ways the younger players at the club are going to get better, is if the boss is constantly stressing a need for them to work on weaknesses and areas where they have been low in quality looking at the previous game.
It’s all experience, which will bode well for the side and if that final ball can become more refined and more precise, it’s going to make the job of players like Billy Sharp and Steve Morison just that little bit easier and the side should score more goals as a result.