Bamba urges less talk and more action from Cellino

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The Leeds United captain said the squad does not know what the future holds and urges Cellino to act on his word.

Leeds United captain Sol Bamba has spoken out against the confusion and uncertainty that is reigning over the club at present.

The Whites finished their season yesterday with a 1-1 draw at Preston North End, and it looks increasingly likely that it could be the last game manager Steve Evans will take charge of.

There is no word yet from the Leeds hierarchy about the future of the former Rotherham United and Crawley Town boss, however it looks increasingly likely that he will go.

And Bamba wants Cellino to follow up to his promises and install a new manager quickly, so that the players and coaching staff know where they stand going into the summer break.

“A couple of months he did say things would be different though obviously he couldn’t say any more to me about who is going to be manager and whether he is going to keep the manager or not” he told the Yorkshire Evening Post.

“But he did say he was going to have a real go next year, and keep his best players while adding to the squad, to try and have a real go to try and get in the play-offs.

“That’s all I know but I said to him ‘I think it’s good to talk but we need to act as well.’

“At the minute he is making a lot of promises but I think the fans and everyone involved at the club wants to see action, desperately.”

Bamba said the players and staff are currently waiting on a text to let them know who will be taking charge of the squad going into the new campaign, epitomising the confusing and disjointed feel that has encapsulated the club in recent times.

“If you have a good pre-season then you have got a good chance to have a good season. At the minute, we are all over the place but hopefully that can be fixed very quick.

Leeds finished the campaign in 13th position, recovering well after a disappointing start that saw former manager Uwe Rosler lose his job in October, following a run of just two wins in 10 games.

Should Cellino take the decision to replace Evans at Elland Road, it will be his seventh managerial appointment in just two years.

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