Leeds United director Adam Pearson has explained where the club's new head of recruitment has partcular experience and expertise.
Leeds United director Adam Pearson has been quoted by the Yorkshire Evening Post hinting at where the club’s new head of recruitment Martyn Glover, could decide to focus his efforts over the summer.
Glover has been confirmed as the man who will help to identify new transfer targets for head coach Uwe Rosler at Elland Road, with Pearson excited over the areas he’s accumulated experience from spells with West Ham and Blackburn Rovers.
“Martyn has had extensive experience at West Ham and Blackburn before, predominantly with Sam Allardyce, but working as a buffer between management and board level,” he said.
“He’s got great experience and also knows the Championship and European markets well.”
Leeds have already utilised their British connections to do deals for Charlie Horton from Cardiff City and Lee Erwin from Motherwell and it will be interesting to see if the club starts to look for players outside of the UK.
The club’s Italian connections because of Massimo Cellino means that’s always a potential source of new players, with the paper also suggesting that a permanent deal for defender Sol Bamba is still very possible.
The fixtures for next season have now been officially announced and Rosler needs to work hard to give himself extra squad options, with pressure on the club to compete for a position in the top six.
Leeds’s chances of being consistent in their quest for promotion will be better if Rosler has good quality options to bring in when his first choice players suffer knocks or gain suspensions, which mean they are unavailable.
It’s a no-brainer for Leeds to bring in someone who makes the life of their manager a bit easier.