Glover reveals he will be working closely with Salerno, discusses 'biggest strength'

Leeds United

The former West Ham man has been appointed Leeds' new head of recruitment.

Martyn Glover says the biggest strengths he will bring to Leeds United are 'organisational ability' and the contacts he has built after 17 years in the game, according to BBC Radio Leeds.

The former West Ham United man was appointed Leeds' new head of recruitment on Monday afternoon and gave an in-depth interview in which he - sounding rather positive indeed - outlined his plans at Elland Road.

And Glover says his main strength are his ability to organise, something very much lacking at the Yorkshire side in recent months, and the contacts he has built up after many years in the game, some of which were spent at Blackburn Rovers and West Ham.

He said: "I've always been involved in the recruitment side. My strengths will be organisational ability and the contacts I've built up over 17 years in the game. That's the key bit.

"It's about players that fit what you're looking for at this moment in time."

The Whites' new head of recruitment also discussed sporting director Nicola Salerno, who looks as though he will remain with the club, and revealed he will look to have a co-operative relationship with the Italian.

Indeed, Glover has already been in contact with Salerno and says he will try and utilise the contacts he already has in place with Leeds.

Glover explained: "With Nicola, I literally just spoke to him five minutes ago. He's around a little bit a the minute so I'm trying to get some dialogue with him.

"I'll try and use some of his contacts, as well, which have been fine." 

Leeds have already signed Lee Erwin this summer but plenty more work will no doubt be done in the transfer market between now and the start of next season.

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