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LUFC Grayson -We don't need squad players

Leeds United boss Simon Grayson believes the squad is more than capable with enough competition after a quiet day in the on loan deadline on Thursday.

Grayson brought in just goalkeeper Maik Taylor on a short-term deal and Grayson is now unable to add to his squad until the January transfer window.

Speaking in the Yorkshire Evening Post, Grayson said, "We moved on one or two other things yesterday but I still feel we`ve got a squad which is very capable - players coming back from injury and players who are desperate to come into the team.
"The only thing we`d have done was bring in a player who was going to go straight into our first team, not players to make up the numbers. We`ve got enough competition in the squad already."

Grayson sent two players out on loan. Paul Rachubka hopes to rebuild his confidence at League One side Tranmere Rovers. Rachubka has not played since suffering a nightmare in the 5-0 defeat to Blackpool earlier this month, which saw him substituted at half time. The keeper, who only joined Leeds in the summer on a two-year deal, has joined Rovers until January.

Alex Bruce made the short move to West Yorkshire neighbours Huddersfield Town, also until January. Bruce has not played since the 3-0 defeat at Swansea City in February. Grayson revealed that the Bruce move is with a view to a longer deal.

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Date:Friday November 25 2011

Time: 4:19PM


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