“What I have been really encouraged by is the collegiate way that all of football is trying to work to work together to solve these issues.

“We think there is a collective intent to find solutions, and I don’t think it is beyond the wit of man that if we work together, we can find those solutions to complete the season, even if it goes beyond June 30th.”

Kinnear told Sky Sports’ The Football Show (as reported by Leeds Live) which must be a significant boost amid all the stress and anxiety.

Marcelo Bielsa’s influence in West Yorkshire is enormous, but the Whites must win a few more games to ensure direct promotion. The retention of Meslier would be extremely crucial to avoid another late heartbreak similar to the previous term.