Leeds boss responds to star's unpleasant exchanges with supporters

Uwe Rosler

Uwe Rosler says he will lay down the law with Leeds United's players.

Leeds United head coach Uwe Rosler is ready to lay down the law to his players during their pre-season training camp.

Rosler told Radio Yorkshire he intends to spend time talking to his squad about off-field issues, and players adhering to their responsibilities.

The German was asked specifically about Giuseppe Bellusci being involved in exchanges with fans during Leeds' friendly against Harrogate, having been booed by a section of the support.

Bellusci has not been shy about responding to his critics via Twitter either, continuing where he left off at the end of last season.

On Saturday he sent a message via Twitter expressing his displeasure at the reaction to his involvement against Harrogate.

Rosler chose not to respond to the Bellusci situation itself, but said that he intended to address such situations before the season begins.

He told Radio Yorkshire: "In training camp we will sit down and talk about targets for next season, about code of conduct, about responsibilities we have for our club for our supporters for our town.

"At the moment I'm seeing things and noticing things, they will be addressed, it's the right way."

Bellusci is not the only player to cause a stir on social media, with Billy Sharp last season favouriting tweets from fans expressing their displeasure he had been left out of the side for Edgar Cani. A fair point perhaps, but if players are allowed to publicly undermine their boss' team selection then it makes for an unhappy camp.

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