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Leeds United’s Sam Byram bemoans international break

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Leeds United defender Sam Byram wishes that there was no international break at the moment.

Most footballers would welcome a short break, but not Sam Byram. The Leeds United full-back is actually disappointed not to be playing club football until later this month due to the ongoing international fixtures.

‘I feel like I am playing better, like how I was before and the break has probably come at a bad time for me’, the 21-year-old told The Yorkshire Evening Post. ‘It’s two games back and I feel like I am getting my form back, so I am eager to get started again’.

Bryam has indeed been a key player for Leeds in recent weeks, having been rejuvenated under newly-appointed full-time manager Neil Redfearn.

  Total TacklesWon TacklesKey PassesTotal CrossAccurate CrossError Lead To ShotTotal ClearanceInterceptionAppearancesMins Played
Sam Byram 19 18 8 23 4 0 38 24 13 933

Byram struggled with injury problems last season, but this campaign he is fully fit and raring to go. Under Redfearn, the 21-year-old will be looking to further improve and develop himself.

Maintaining momentum is key for any footballer, and one can understand why the 21-year-old is not happy with the ongoing international break.

But Blackburn Rovers should be aware that when Championship action resumes later this month, Byram will be determined to continue his current form.

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