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Leeds United striker Billy Sharp makes plea to Massimo Cellino

Leeds United striker Billy Sharp says the side will be fine if Massimo Cellino leaves the boss and players to their jobs.

Leeds United striker Billy Sharp has explained to the Yorkshire Evening Post what he feels is key to the club maintaining their good form.

Leeds backed up an impressive win against Bournemouth with a 2-1 victory against Huddersfield over the weekend, with Sharp coming off of the bench to bag the winner.

He’s told the paper that the side’s chances of being ‘fine’ this season will be determined by the intentions of owner Massimo Cellino.

“I don’t know, you tell me (on why form has been improving). It’s hard to answer. If he (Cellino) leaves Redders and us to do the job then we’ll be fine,” said Sharp.

If Sharp’s suggestion is accurate then Leeds will certainly benefit until at least April, when the BBC has reported that Cellino returns.

Redfearn is extremely experienced in terms of the way Leeds is run and he’s the ideal man to get the most out of the younger players at the club.

It’s the responsibility of the players to work hard and closely with their manager to improve in key areas and that relationship will only be strengthened if there is a reduced chance of someone else having an input from the outside.

It may just be the case that Leeds have had more luck going their way, the boss has rotated his squad well to keep everyone fresh and new signing Sol Bamba could have helped in the result against Huddersfield.

Few can doubt Cellino’s passion for the club and he’ll be among the first to admit that if his temporary absence helps improve the team’s results, he’ll be happy with that.

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