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Liam Cooper suggests Leeds squad needs to stay professional

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Leeds United defender Liam Cooper has called for a professional approach to the summer.

Leeds United defender Liam Cooper told BBC Radio Leeds that he and his teammates are oblivious to everything happening behind the scenes at the club.

Cooper has suggested that the focus for the squad will be on having a good summer and making sure they each follow the instructions in the programmes they have been given, as they look to head into pre-season in the best possible shape.

“We’ve just got to be professional as players and whatever is going on behind the scenes, we’re oblivious to all of that,” said Cooper.

“While we’re off we’ve been given programmes each and we need to come back and hit the ground running – We’re due back on July 1 so we’ve got some time to rest and recover which is definitely needed.”

There are plenty of unanswered questions surrounding Leeds at the moment and it will be interesting to see how they each pan out.

Some of the key questions will be; will Neil Redfearn still be the manager next season? Which players will Leeds look to sign? What major decisions will Massimo Cellino make?

There are plenty of others that will be raised over the next few weeks, with Leeds not having any games to play.

It’s important that the key players contracted to the squad act responsibly away from the pitch as they enjoy a bit of time off because Leeds are one of the teams that will be looking to compete for promotion next season.

Hopefully the players will return to a stable platform in July, with some of those unanswered questions dealt with.

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