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Redfearn outlines what he told Rosler before he left Leeds

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Uwe Rosler replaced Neil Redfearn as the Leeds United head coach at the end of last season.

Rotherham United head coach Neil Redfearn has revealed to The Yorkshire Evening Post what he told Uwe Rosler when he left Leeds United at the end of last season.

Redfearn left Championship club Leeds at the end of the 2014-15 campaign, with Rosler replacing him as the head coach at Elland Road.

“I had a good chat with Uwe before I left,” the Englishman told The Yorkshire Evening Post. “I wanted to make sure he knew everything and had his eyes open – not just about the club but about the younger players as well.

“I’d worked with them for a long time and I didn’t want to up and leave without talking them up first. I’ve got no problem with Uwe. What happened to me was down to other people.”

Redfearn has also detailed his departure from Leeds, stating: “It wasn’t handled well. I don’t really want to go into all that but I do get feelings of disappointment when I think back to last season.

"I’d been at Leeds for a long time and I felt I’d got the team in a really good position. I felt that with the right backing I’d put the club on a much firmer footing."

Much was expected of Rosler, but the German struggled to make his mark at Leeds and was dismissed in October following a disappointing start to the season.

Former Rotherham manager Steve Evans has been appointed the new head coach of Leeds, and he appears to be doing quite well at the moment.

The Whites have won their last two Championship matches and are now six points above the relegation zone.

Leeds will return to Championship action on Saturday afternoon when they take on Rotherham at Elland Road.

The Millers are struggling at the moment and currently find themselves at the foot of the league table.

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