LUFC Warnock looking for value for money
Leeds United boss Neil Warnock says he knows what money he has to spend this summer as he looks to build a squad capable of mounting a promotion challenge next season.
Warnock has promised a major shake-up of the Elland Road squad since his arrival in February and he recently released seven players and placed a further six on the transfer list.
The experienced manager says he will be looking to spend the money available to him wisely from wages and fees received for those players leaving this summer.
Speaking on TEAMtalk.com, Warnock said, "I'm realistic about what we can afford.
'I know the players' wages that we're going to lose and what we can bring in. As long as I don't overspend that money I'm saving etc I don't see a problem.
'I'm not throwing money stupidly. I'm trying to get value for money and at the same time I'm trying to get the hunger and the drive and the sort of quality we need at Elland Road, which I think has been lacking.'
So far, Warnock has brought in defender Jason Pearce from Portsmouth for an undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £500,000.
There are also reports that he has held talks with Pearce`s teammate Joel Ward at Portsmouth as well as midfielder Paul Green who is a free agent this summer after turning down a new deal at Derby County.
Warnock is still waiting for answers from Aidy White, Ross McCormack and Robert Snodgrass who have all been offered new deals at the club.
White is out of contract this summer, whilst McCormack and Snodgrass still have a year remaining on their current deals.
Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club
The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with over 200 members since its formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.
The branch has pick up points at Basingstoke, Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.
Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.
Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital today?
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Leeds .
Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!
Vital Leeds on:
Vital Leeds on:
Join Vital Leeds
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.