Former Leeds United striker Robbie Blake told talkSPORT that he’s been given every indication from inside the club that there is total confidence in manager Uwe Rosler.
Rosler is the man handed the responsibility to try and get Leeds into a position where promotion into the Premier League is possible by the end of the campaign.
Blake feels it’s a decision that was taken carefully by the club’s owner Massimo Cellino, with the ex-player being given every indication that the players have been enjoying life under the Uwe Rosler regime.
“I think it’s going to be a tough job – I think with the chairman, he’s had time to think long and hard and I think it’s a good appointment,” he told talkSPORT.
“The reports I’ve had from the players coming out of Leeds is that they’ve had a great pre-season, they’ve signed some good players and they’ve liked what they’ve seen with the manager in training.”
A great mentality bodes well
A positive and forward thinking mentality bodes well for the team as they look to move forward.
It’s much easier for a team to play with a spring in their step and to give a little bit extra if they enjoy what the manager is doing and have faith that he’s the best man to take the team forward.
What’s going to be interesting and a challenge for Rosler, is how the team and the players react when they have a small blip.
The Championship season is a very long campaign and at some point, there will be a difficult patch which the manager has to guide the team through.
If they can keep the difficult periods as small as possible, there’s no reason why at least a top six position isn’t possible.