CEO Angus Kinnear reacts to Leeds United win, warns some players

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Leeds CEO warns Leeds' injured players will find it tough to get back into the team.

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United chief executive Angus Kinnear has warned Leeds' injured player may find it tough to get back into the team.

 

Leeds sit at the top of the table after eight games, now with a three point lead after beating Preston 3-0 at Elland Road.

Club CEO Angus Kinnear spoke to BBC Radio Leeds' after the game and spoke positively about the team.

He said he was delighted with the progress and hailed the competition for places which has emerged.

Kinnear said: "Absolutely delighted, fantastic performance. We are r proud of them, the way they have embraced what Marcelo wanted to do.

"We're delighted the fans are going home happy. We already sold out for Sat.

"There's a lot more to come from this team, players who are out, might find it difficult to get back in."

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on September 15, 2018 in London, England.

Leeds have several expensive players out of action at present, including big money signing Patrick Bamford.

Kemar Roofe, Gaetano Berardi, and Pablo Hernandez are all out injured, with Adam Forshaw still yet to start a game this season following his injury.

Leeds' success without these players is testament to their strength in depth and the savvy management of manager Marcelo Bielsa.

Leeds host Birmingham City at the weekend with former boss Garry Monk returning to Elland Road.

Leeds United's Tyler Roberts celebrates scoring his side's second goal

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