Leeds United director Adam Pearson dismissed the idea that there is a problem in terms of communication at the club, as he appeared in a press conference alongside Massimo Cellino, which was covered by BBC Radio Leeds.
Pearson fielded a number of questions about the club when Cellino left to have a cigarette break and he insisted that he hadn’t experienced any problems between the various sections of the club.
“There are no communication issues from board level to players and staff. I know that already,” he said.
The comment will have confused some Leeds fans, who may wonder why the issue of Neil Redfearn’s future hasn’t already been dealt with.
Redfearn is arguably the most important figure at the club because he coaches the first team, but it’s still unclear as to whether he will be the man in charge at the start of next season.
It’s difficult to be too harsh on Pearson because he was only confirmed in his position as director earlier this week, as confirmed by the Daily Mail.
He was put in a very difficult position by the Italian and was forced to face questions that he’s not in the best position to answer.
It’s difficult for him to make a cast iron judgement over whether there is a problem in terms of communication inside one week, but Redfearn is an individual at the club who would certainly suggest there is an issue.
Cellino explained away the issue citing the number of employees at the club taking up most of his time but the task is simple; pick up the phone or hold a meeting, but tell Redfearn and the fans what the immediate future is in clear terms.