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Prutton assumes this man doesn’t have much time left at Leeds United

Leeds United fans in the Transfer Tavern will be looking for improvements next season as they try and put the abysmal campaign behind them.

The Whites started strongly, however, they finished in the bottom half of the Championship table and Paul Heckingbottom will look to use his first transfer window in charge to bring in a number of additions he feels will help their cause.

It is also expected that he will let a number of players leave, with one Sky Sports pundit believing that one man’s time at Elland Road is almost up.

David Prutton, who enjoyed a spell with the Whites between 2007 and 2010, has stated that he feels Felix Wiedwald’s days are numbered, especially after Bailey Peacock-Farrell’s rise to the first-team.

“To be blunt, he coped better than Felix Wiedwald,” he wrote in his column for the Yorkshire Evening Post.

“So what do Leeds do with him now? It’s a difficult question because their choice of ‘keeper is one of the biggest decisions facing them this summer.

“They’re caught in that no-mans land between owing a duty of care to Peacock-Farrell and his career and owing a duty of care to the club’s fortunes.

“As they discovered to their cost this season, you’re onto a loser if you get that position wrong. No team goes anywhere with a suspect keeper.

“On that basis, I’d assume that Wiedwald’s days at Leeds are probably numbered.”

Landlord’s Verdict

A number of the Leeds locals in the Tavern will be in agreement with Prutton about the German shot-stopper. The goalkeeper has made a number of errors in his first season with the Championship outfit and has not looked comfortable.

The rumours speculating about the club looking for a new number one would also point to the fact that many do not feel Wiedwald will be in Yorkshire for much longer.

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