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‘He makes our job easier’ - Leeds player Liam Cooper praises Adryan

Liam Cooper has praised Adryan for his contribution to Leeds United's recent matches.

Leeds United defender Liam Cooper has been talking about one of his new teammates and his own hopes for the rest of the season.

In quotes published by the club’s official website, the centre-back hailed loan signing Adryan, who has finally been given a chance in the first-team and has seized the opportunity.

“We know we’ve got pace in the team,” Cooper said. “Adryan’s come in and he’s done very well.

“It’s great for me and Jason (Pearce) to sit back and watch it. It makes our job a lot easier.”

Adryan had to wait patiently for his first-team chance but he has gone on to make five appearances so far, providing two assists in that time. And it is clear he has made a good impression on Cooper.

The 23-year-old Scot went on to reveal his hopes of remaining in the first-team after starting the last two matches (and scoring in the 3-1 victory against Blackpool).

“I’d like to think so,” he said of his chances of continuing his recent run. “Football’s a game of opinions and everybody is entitled to theirs.

“Hopefully, come the next game, I’ll get a game and will give my all again.”

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