Neil Redfearn has admitted he would love to return to Leeds United, under different circumstances.
Speaking to Radio Yorkshire, Neil Redfearn has admitted that he would return to Leeds United in the future, but the circumstances at the club would have to change.
Redfearn said: “Leeds United is my club. If I got the chance to go back I would take it, but obviously the circumstances would have to change.”
Whilst not directly referring to any circumstances that would have to change, it would not be a surprise if Redfearn was referring to the situation concerning Massimo Cellino’s ownership of the club.
Redfearn was named head coach last season, taking charge midway through the campaign after making the step-up from the academy system.
A club legend, Redfearn had the best record of all of Leeds’ managers last term, and many fans wanted to see him named boss on a permanent basis for this season.
However, he was overlooked as Cellino hired Uwe Rosler, and Redfearn left Elland Road entirely - rather than dropping down to his youth role.
He has since been hired and eventually sacked by Championship rivals Rotherham United, and Rosler has also been sacked in place of Steve Evans at Leeds, with Cellino proving he has still not changed his rather questionable ways.
Redfearn loves Leeds, and is loved by the Leeds fans, and him returning to Elland Road in the future makes sense.
However, if this is to ever happen, Cellino is surely going to have to leave his role as President of the Yorkshire club - something many fans would like to see soon regardless of Redfearn’s comments.