Leeds United’s difficult run of results over the past few months have been well documented, but having picked up several wins in the past few weeks, boss Thomas Christiansen will begin to feel that his side’s barren run is coming to an end.
The Dane has absorbed significant pressure from fans and the media alike, but was given the full backing of chairman Andrea Radrizzani, with the Italian’s faith beginning to be repaid.
January could prove to be a huge month for the former APOEL manager, with the squad in need of a timely boost ahead of the second half of the season.
Christiansen was allowed to spend in the summer following the £15 million sale of top scorer Chris Wood, and could be handed with funds in January if the club are in contention for a place in the top-six.
However, if funds are limited at Elland Road, free agency could prove a suitable alternative for the manager, with a magnitude of quality players currently on the search for new clubs.
With that in mind, Christiansen may target these two players…