Is Kemar Roofe's departure becoming a real worry for Leeds United?

Leeds United's Kemar Roofe during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

Sorting Kemar Roofe's contract at Leeds United is proving problematic.

Leeds United's Kemar Roofe during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

The growing uncertainty over Kemar Roofe’s future at Leeds United must be becoming a concern for Marcelo Bielsa now.

Initially when rumours of Roofe leaving Leeds emerged it seemed highly unlikely that the striker would depart.

 

However, as time has gone by, the possibility of Roofe departing Elland Road is becoming greater and greater.

The latest update on the Yorkshire Evening Post now suggest that Roofe’s camp fear that Leeds will not meet the striker’s demands.

Roofe’s current deal has only 18 months left on it, and there are now genuine concerns that Leeds won’t be able to agree a new contract with the forward.

Kemar Roofe of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship between Leeds United and Nottingham Forest at Elland Road on October 27, 2018 in Leeds, England.

With Premier League clubs circling over Roofe now, Leeds must be slightly worried about Roofe’s future.

Leeds simply cannot afford to lose the forward, as he is so vital to their chances this season.

With Patrick Bamford out with a long-term injury, Roofe has emerged as Leeds main goalscoring hope.

And if Roofe is to leave Elland Road at any point of the campaign then it would be a serious blow to Bielsa’s side’s promotion chances.

Leeds United's Kemar Roofe during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

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