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Berardi's short message over Redfearn's departure and the future at Leeds

Leeds United defender Gaetano Berardi appears relaxed over the future at Elland Road.

Leeds United defender Gaetano Berardi told Radio Yorkshire in an exclusive interview why he was disappointed with Neil Redfearn’s exit from the club.

Uwe Rosler has been installed as the new head coach at Elland Road, but the versatile Italian defender has expressed regret while looking forward to life under the German at Elland Road.

“Yeah, yeah because he did some good work with everybody. If he stays then good but the president made a change and we have to move forward,” he said.

Berardi’s view point is one that’s likely to be echoed by a few of his teammates but there’s no point focusing on the past or the circumstances surrounding the way Redfearn was treated by Massimo Cellino.

It’s a long summer before the Championship action returns in August and Rosler has a number of things to work on, to get Leeds into a position where they are a serious candidate for promotion into the Premier League.

The squad needs to be improved and there are still one or two youngsters the club needs to tie down on new long term contracts.

If Redfearn goes back to his academy role, the future of the younger players is in very good hands but Rosler has to focus more on the immediate future of the first team.

He’s got to find a way of what he feels is the best approach to getting the most out of the current crop of Leeds players.

If he gets the formula right, Leeds can gather some momentum near the top of the table and prove any critics wrong.

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