The plug has all but been pulled on Leeds United’s season, with the Whites trudging to a miserable mid-table finish following what has been a disaster of a campaign.
Thomas Christiansen promised so much following his appointment, but consistent poor runs led to his sacking, with Barnsley’s Paul Heckingbottom crossing the Yorkshire divide to take charge of a side littered with turmoil.
Fans had hoped for a miracle and play-off football following the change, but a poor start has all but ended any hopes of a top six finish.
Settling for mid-table, plans will already be underway for the new year, with plenty of changes expected at Elland Road.
The quality within the squad must improve and this trio could emerge as realistic targets…