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Paul Robinson suggests there is an air of optimism surrounding Leeds

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Former Leeds United goalkeeper Paul Robinson claims there is an optimism at the club.

Former Leeds United goalkeeper Paul Robinson told talkSPORT that he feels there is a quiet air of optimism hanging over the club at the moment.

Robinson has praised Leeds boss Uwe Rosler for the nature of his summer signings, with the club’s main aim for this season likely to be getting into a position where promotion into the Premier League is possible.

Leeds suffered defeat at the hands of Doncaster last night in the League Cup, but the Championship performances are likely to carry more significance throughout the football year.

“He’s done well since he came in – There were a few rumbles of unrest beforehand because the chairman was going through different managers but as always with Leeds, there’s a quiet air of optimism,” he told talkSPORT.

“He’s brought in a couple of decent players in Chris Wood from Leicester and Stuart Dallas from Brentford and they look to be decent signings.”

Should Leeds be confident in the Championship?

As Robinson suggests, Rosler has signed some good players, with the intention of leaving himself with better squad options when it comes to the league.

Leeds suffered at times last season in the league, when former boss Neil Redfearn had to regularly use players out of position.

Hopefully, in terms of the Championship, that trend stops under Rosler and he can use each squad member in his naturally best position.

The strength of the club’s youngsters is quite obvious and the academy will provide the boss with fresh options if he feels he needs a new face in the first team.

Leeds should be optimistic and hopefully the manager will be given the space and time to develop the side in a positive way.

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