Could Steve Morison suffer most from Neil Redfearn's Leeds exit?

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Considering one player who could see his game-time severely limited by Leeds United's change of manager.

Following the news that Leeds United had appointed Uwe Rosler as their new manager, there was much speculation as to who might arrive at the club in terms of playing staff.

But there are also questions regarding which of the current squad could leave following Neil Redfearn’s departure.

One player in particular benefited from Redfearn’s tenure at Leeds, starting week in, week out despite his less than impressive form in front of goal. So what does the future hold for Steve Morison now Rosler is in charge?

Of course only time will tell, but the former Wigan Athletic and Brentford boss is unlikely to want to rely so heavily on a forward who managed only two goals in 26 appearances.

It should be noted that the Welshman did plenty of good work to enable others to score themselves, but of all the players who featured regularly under Redfearn, Morison’s position could be in the most doubt purely based on numbers this season.

Leeds have other forwards who have scored regularly when given the chance, while Rosler may also want to bring in new strikers knowing full well that the young players behind them have the talent to create plenty of chances. The trick is putting those chances away.

At 31, and with a year left on his Leeds contract, Morison could remain and offer an effective plan B, but with Redfearn gone, it would surprise many if the big striker started next season as first-choice.

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