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Brian McDermott comments on Leeds United's current situation

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Former Leeds United boss Brian McDermott has shared his views on the club's current situation.

Former Leeds United boss Brian McDermott has told SkySports that he felt Neil Redfearn was getting it right at the club.

Leeds have suffered four straight defeats since assistant boss Steve Thompson was suspended, and their former manager says Redfearn must be given backing.

He said: "You think this season they were getting it right, Neil was bringing in the younger players, they were starting to play well in the team, they were starting to get results, and then for whatever reason they have a major problem again.

"It's not something you want to see. The only thing that matters now is getting together with Neil Redfearn, sticking with him and the young players and building for the future."

McDermott is currently working as a scout for former club Arsenal, but his one year deal is set to expire at the end of the season and he is likely to consider managerial offers.

His comments are wise advice with Neil Redfearn's contract running down, and no option for him to carry on his work as head coach into next season yet agreed.

Redfearn is hugely popular at Leeds on and off the pitch, and McDermott's comments echo former club captain Jonny Howson who told BBC Radio Leeds that the club must stick with him, speaking after Norwich's 2-0 win at Elland Road on Tuesday.

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