Versatile full-back Berardi was handed a three-year deal, which was trumpeted by the official Leeds website on 8 August last year. It raised eyebrows at the time, given that he turns 30 this coming August, although the Swiss has been a nailed-on starter for the majority of this campaign, when he has not been serving suspensions. Berardi is a warrior, whose commitment and selflessness is beyond question. But, by his own admission, he is not a top-notch operator and his limitations have been made plain in recent months. He will not play again this season as he completes a five-game ban, and he might not return to Elland Road next season.
Here is the third of the 13 players fighting for his future: