Leeds United manager Uwe Rosler has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he’s aware there are players in his squad who can perform out of position and do a job for the team.
Rosler hasn’t closed the door on more new additions before the start of the season in just over two weeks, but he’s showing no signs of allowing the club to be held to ransom when it comes to any targets they have in mind.
There is always a risk asking players to perform outside of their natural roles, but Sam Byram and Charlie Taylor excelled last season when they performed as wingers under former manager Neil Redfearn.
“We are not panicking. We know there is work to do and maybe there are players in our squad who can go in a position where they can do a job,” he told the Yorkshire Evening Post.
Where might Rosler ask players to play out of position?
The paper claims that the Leeds head coach is hunting a winger ahead of the new campaign, but if he can’t secure a new player for that role, someone will have to step up.
The good news is that he’s got players who are already experienced playing out of position in wide areas and it’s also a role that youngster Lewis Walters could do on occasions when the boss needs to rest more experienced stars.
Outside of a wide role, it doesn’t seem as though he’d need to as any player to stretch himself unless Leeds endured a difficult period where players were unavailable through injury or suspension.
Either way, Leeds fans should be confident that their club can compete throughout the next year in pursuit of promotion.