Rosler explains why he's happy with Leeds United's recruitment this summer

Uwe Rosler

Leeds United manager Uwe Rosler has talked about the specific criteria he's tried to use when recruiting this summer.

Leeds United manager Uwe Rosler told Radio Yorkshire that he’s happy with the way the club has recruited new staff so far this summer.

Rosler has been one of the most active managers in the Championship in terms of improving his squad options, as he’s looked to build on the impressive young squad that former boss Neil Redfearn left behind before his Elland Road departure.

“Recruitment wise, there is always an issue in the summer months but I think we’ve done well. We have been fortunate a little bit with the Gradel and Delph scenario that obviously helped us,” he told Radio Yorkshire.

“We’ve recruited in a way, which we wanted to; young British players with their best years ahead of them, players with big energy levels and potential to get better.”

Two key areas addressed

Rosler deserves some credit because he quickly came in and went to work on improving two areas of his playing squad.

He improved the number of attacking options that he had available, which bodes well for next season because he can switch things up and make changes more frequently.

There were times last season, where good sides managed to stifle the game plan of Leeds and they struggled because of their lack of different options in attack.

The boss also made sure that Sol Bamba signed on the dotted line of a permanent deal, which is a positive transfer for the club.

Which areas does Rosler still need to address?

Another back up centre back would be a welcome addition, but the pressing need is for a winger to come into the side.

A left sided wide player would allow Charlie Taylor to revert to a full-back position, making the side very strong down that flank while Sam Byram continues to excel off of the right.

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