Danny Murphy suggests the group most affected by Cellino at Leeds

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Former England star Danny Murphy has backed Leeds United fans in the face of adversity which surrounds the club.

Former England midfielder Danny Murphy argued on talkSPORT that the group most affected by current goings on at Leeds United is the club’s support base.

Massimo Cellino was quoted by the Sun earlier this week denying that he had requested certain players go on strike, with manager Neil Redfearn’s position set to be reviewed in the summer.

Murphy has branded the situation strange and suggests that the fans who pay their hard earned cash to watch the team home and away are suffering as an expense.

“The thing is Cellino is denying it completely – it’s a strange one, I mean what is going on there? It’s a shame because their (Leeds’) support is one of the best,” said Murphy.

Leeds have suffered a lot of adversity in recent times and the fact they are still so well supported in all games is a tribute to the loyalty of the club’s support base.

Whether Cellino keeps Redfearn on when he returns to the helm as the club’s president remains to be seen, but the manager has plenty of support because of the upbeat way he’s managed the team throughout this season.

Redfearn prevented an initial slide and got Leeds into a position of safety while ensuring that the club continued to develop and nurture their young and impressive talent in positive fashion.

It would be amazing if he doesn’t get a crack at starting next season, but the unfortunate thing about Cellino and Leeds at the moment is the unpredictability which constantly follows them around.

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