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Ian Holloway highlights two things he likes about Leeds, ode to Cellino?

The Sky Sports pundit has been discussing Leeds and has highlighted some positives.

Former manager Ian Holloway has highlighted two things he likes about Leeds United ahead of their Championship clash with Middlesbrough this weekend, according to his regular Sky Sports predictions column.

Indeed, the pundit feels the Yorkshire side possess a good energy under current boss Uwe Rosler - and has also praised the fact the club is now more stable than it once was.

That could be perceived as an ode to owner Massimo Cellino, who this summer took a step back and allowed others to get more involved in the day-to-day running at Elland Road.

Holloway told Sky Sports: "Leeds will put up a good show here [at Middlesbrough]. I like Leeds' energy and how the club is more stable than it once was."

Of course, what Holloway is praising United for hangs in the balance right now.

The pundit is spot on in that Leeds are more stable now but, since Adam Pearson's departure as the club's executive director, Cellino has once again spoken publicly and took to Sky Sports to damningly criticise star player Sam Byram.

At best, that classic Cellino tactic is a risky one. At its worst, it's simply damaging. While Leeds is indeed far more stable, then, that's only been the case for a few months now.

Fans will no doubt hope their Italian owner can keep the public stunts to a minimum, keeping United - and their reputation - steady for a while longer.

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