Championship

Time to go: 3 reasons why Leeds must axe Thomas Christiansen

Leeds United supporters have been particularly quiet in the Transfer Tavern this week after seeing their side lose back-to-back home Championship matches at the hands of Sheffield United and Derby County to fall outside of the division’s play-off positions.

Thomas Christiansen’s men sat top of the division back in September after winning five and drawing the other two of their opening seven matches, but things have somewhat tailed off since then with just two victories from six prior to the two aforementioned clashes. But things haven’t got any better for the Yorkshire giants as Chris Wilder’s Blades secured a 2-1 victory at Elland Road last Friday, and Gary Rowett’s Derby also sealed a 2-1 success against Christiansen’s side in midweek to inflict a sixth defeat of the campaign on the Whites, all of which have come in their last eight games.

Thus, there is much to ponder for the 44-year-old ahead of this weekend’s clash against a resurgent Brentford at Griffin Park, while several of our resident Leeds supporters in the Tavern have been weighing up whether Christiansen is indeed the right man for the job following their testing run of form.

The former APOEL boss took over from Garry Monk in the summer and oversaw a huge turnover of players at Elland Road, yet proceeded to make a great start with 17 points from a possible 21 to start the campaign.

However, things haven’t gone as well since, and as such here are THREE reasons why the Leeds hierarchy should axe the 44-year-old…

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