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Report suggests there is only one decision Cellino must make this summer

Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn must have complete control over transfers this summer.

The Yorkshire Evening Post recently produced a report, which stated that Massimo Cellino was not happy with the way chairman Andrew Umbers was behaving at Elland Road.

The report states that Umbers blocked loan requests from manager Neil Redfearn, with Cellino apparently unhappy at the growing influence of the chairman at the club.

When Cellino eventually returns to the club, there will be fireworks but what the report suggests is that one decision he has to make is giving Redfearn full control over transfers.

That doesn’t mean that Cellino or any other official at the club can't suggest targets to the boss, but the manager is the man who should decide who he wants to come in and who he wants to leave.

Redfearn has done a brilliant job since he was handed the reigns permanently at Elland Road, showing how effective he can be when developing younger players.

There are some signings who have been brought in at the club, who he doesn’t seem to be keen on using.

Adryan is a good example, however, he’s shown that he has more than enough about him to develop and get the most out of all players and it makes sense to allow him to bring in the men he thinks can drive the team forward.

The aim for Leeds now they are away from the danger of dropping down a division will be to try and push for at least a play-off place next season.

To do that, the squad will have to be improved because the midfield in particular has looked fatigued through recent matches, despite the quality in the younger players.

Umbers, Cellino or Nicola Salerno can’t be the man who pick the new players. Redfearn must have that responsibility and it’s something Cellino should concede on upon his return.

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