Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

LUFC Christiansen - Midfielder Is Part Of My Plans

LUFC Christiansen - Midfielder Is Part Of My Plans

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen says Liam Bridcutt is part of his plans despite interest from Nottingham Forest.

The midfielder, who joined Leeds from Sunderland last summer, has made just one substitute appearance in the League Cup win against Port Vale so far this season and he failed to make the 18-man squad for the clashes with Bolton Wanderers and Preston North End.

Despite his lack of involvement, Christiansen has been impressed by the Scotland internationals attitude and commitment.

"I have been speaking to him and I believe in him," Christiansen told the Yorkshire Evening Post.

"I am very pleased by the work, how he acts on the pitch and he is a captain for me in the team, even if he is not in the squad.

"But his attitude is the right one, the preferred one so I will not complain about anything.

"It`s just that I have to take these decisions. He is out (of the team) right now but this can change. "If we have injuries, if we have suspensions then we need to put some other players in."

Bridcutt joined Leeds last summer on a two-year deal after impressing during a loan spell the previous season when he made 27 appearances.

The 28-year-old played a key part for Leeds in their push for a play-off place last season captaining the side following his arrival, and he made 25 appearances.

Join The Vital Debate

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 Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.

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: facebook

Vital Leeds on: twitter

Join Vital Leeds

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Saturday August 19 2017
Time: 8:25AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC New Dad Lasogga To Lead Leeds To Victory?

Betting ahead of the game this evening

LUFC Strachan Admits Liam Cooper Mistake

Gordon Strachan says he made a mistake by leaving Liam Cooper out of his previous squad

LUFC Third Leeds Player Called-Up For International Duty

Leeds United winger Ezgjan Alioski has been named in the Macedonian squad for their final two World Cup qualifiers next month.

LUFC On This Day - September 26th

A look back at what has happened on September 26th in the history of Leeds United

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Leeds will do against Cardiff?
Suggested By:
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

3.King Billy63
7.Tiny T48
8.Dublin White37
Vital Football Comment