Monday, 21st April, 2014

Leeds United require someone who can run at and beat players, manager Brian McDermott has admitted, following the club's 2-0 home defeat against Nottingham Forest today.

The defeat left Leeds sitting 16th in the Championship table and thoughts have quickly turned to next season, with McDermott explaining he has a meeting scheduled this week to discuss potential transfer targets.

And the former Reading boss is clear about the type of player he feels Leeds are lacking at present.

"No, [we haven’t got anyone who can go by people]. I think that's something we need to address in the summer time", McDermott explained to LUTV.


"We need some pace in the team", he continued.

"When they were 2-0 up they just sat back in there.

"We need someone who can create something, make something happen and use their pace and I don't think we had that in the team today."

However, McDermott was in no mood to blast his players for the shift they put in against Forest at Elland Road.

"We couldn't criticise for effort and endeavour", he concluded.

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