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Uwe Rosler Rules Out Loan Moves

Leeds United boss Uwe Rosler has ruled out the possibility of using the loan market to seak replacments and add depth to his current squad.

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Following the Whites home loss to Birmingham City over the weekend, manager Uwe Rosler revealed in a recent interview that he would not use the loan market to add talent and depth to his current squad.

The result against Birmingham was the Whites third loss in their last four league matches. Sitting sixteenth in the table, Leeds United could be set to face another long strenuous battle to compete in the English Championship's mid table.

Asked following the match if he would be looking to add fresh talent to his current squad, Uwe Rosler remained steadfast in his belief of his current side's ability.

"The answer is not always to look somewhere else. The answer is to believe in your players and believe in your squad; believe in what you have, work with that. That’s what I’m doing."

The Whites current home winless streak -- now sitting at seven months -- dates back to last season. Leeds have two losses in their five home matches this season with the Whites set to host league leaders Brighton this upcoming weekend.

Without the possible additions of two to three new players, Uwe Rosler has committed himself to his current squad. It is a calculated gamble by the Whites manager who could face major backlash should the club continue to struggle.

Joining the club in May, the German has only achieved two victories in his first eleven matches in charge at Elland Road. Unless massive improvement is made, his could join a growing list of sacked managers.

Though he received the backing of club owner Massimo Cellino last week, no loyalty last forever in football. Look at Liverpool's firing of Brendan Rodgers as prime example of a manager finally pushing ownership's loyalty too far.

Should the Whites current squad fail to turn things around over the course of the next few weeks, Leeds United quite possibly could find themselves sacking their manager once again.

Asked about the building pressure, Rosler responded by saying "the only pressure I have or feel on myself is to win games of football".

That might be so, but with a supporter group desperate to see the club back where they once were, Uwe Rosler could not only be testing the ownership's loyalty to him, but also the fans.

With the international break taking place this week, Leeds United have two weeks from the Birmingham City match to prepare for Championship leaders Brighton & Hove Albion.

Taking on the current league leaders at home, Leeds United will be expected by many within their own circles to at least get a draw out of this match and maybe even earn a win at Elland Road.

After all, another home loss could quickly become one of the final nails in Uwe Rosler's coffin at Leeds United.