Paul Robinson suggests what Leeds United need heading into next season

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Former Leeds United goalkeeper Paul Robinson has urged Massimo Cellino to give Uwe Rosler plenty of time at Elland Road.

Former Leeds United player Paul Robinson told talkSPORT that he feels ‘stability’ will be the key for his old side moving forward.

Robinson was quizzed on the radio station over whether he thought the appointment of current boss Uwe Rosler was a good move by his old side, as Massimo Cellino ushers in life under another new manager.

Rosler is a solid and reliable coach who will be tasked with embracing the challenge of trying to get Leeds promoted into the Premier League and Robinson has urged Cellino to give the German time to shape the club and take them forward.

“I did a little bit of TV work with him last summer – He did a very very good job with Brentford and had a tough job at Wigan,” he said.

“I just hope he’s given enough time because he’s a very good manager – They’ve had five head coaches there in the 15 months that Cellino has been in charge so the word stability is what’s needed at Leeds.”

It’s very difficult for any club to progress when the manager is changed so frequently because it disrupts the work and momentum they are trying to build.

It’s also very disruptive for the players who have been getting used to the style and tactics of one manager, only to have to readjust under another boss in a short space of time.

Leeds are likely to be one of several sides who are going to be fighting for promotion from the Championship next season.

It’s not a process, which is going to happen overnight and another keyword that Cellino needs to try and embody is patience.

All Rosler can do is focus on improving the squad to reduce the chance that the team’s results could suffer at the start of the season in August, which will naturally give him a chance of securing the longevity Cellino hasn’t given to any Leeds boss since he arrived at the club.

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