Prutton explains his main hope with Uwe Rosler at Leeds

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Former Leeds United player David Prutton is hopeful Uwe Rosler will be given the time to develop the club effectively.

Former Leeds United man David Prutton told Radio Yorkshire that he hopes Uwe Rosler will be given time at the club to kick-start their season.

Leeds have drawn every competitive game they have played under Rosler so far, with a very difficult game against Derby County on the cards for this weekend.

They need a win quickly for a variety of reasons, with one of the major advantages being the pressure it releases from the manager.

“It’s not been tearing away at one hundred miles per hour – There’s not been anything to be wonderfully excited about, but there’s not been anything to be too downhearted about,” he told Radio Yorkshire.

“When a new manager comes in and new players – It’s going to take time but hopefully Uwe Rosler will be given time.”

Will Rosler be given time?

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino hasn’t been patient with managers since he came in at the club and it’s impossible to predict his actions.

What’s encouraging for Rosler is the fact that Leeds look to be a very difficult side to beat at the moment, with some doggedness about the way they are playing.

If they can add a couple of wins to their collection, it gives the manager a little bit more breathing space.

Hopefully, Cellino will have now learnt a lesson that it’s counterproductive to change the manager frequently because it prevents the chance of players getting to adapt and settle into the methods of a new boss.

It can’t be a case of one step forward and two steps back.

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