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Eddie Gray critical of communication in Leeds United team

Leeds hero Gray is disappointed with the communication between Steve Evans’ players.

Speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds legend Eddie Gray has explained that the big problem in the Leeds team is the lack of communication between the players, especially when things are going wrong on the pitch.

Gray said: “I’ve thought for a while and I still feel that communication in the team is a big problem. The players never seem to get onto each other, even when things are going wrong.”

There have been rumours of a dressing room divide at Elland Road since the arrival of Massimo Cellino as president, with the belief that the Italian players signed had a direct line to the owner.

This mean they controlled the power in the dressing room, whilst the British players - longstanding at Elland Road - had to take a back seat role.

There have been no concrete reports to suggest this is the truth, but on pitch performances have certainly suggested there is a divide between certain players.

Gray certainly seems to believe this is the case, with his comments criticising the lack of communication and relationship between the players based in an unwillingness to talk to one another.

They are struggling on the field of play because no players are willing to stand up and instruct their teammates, and for all the changes Steve Evans has made since his appointment, until the players can communicate correctly, results are going to struggle to improve.

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