Sam Byram has been discussing the recent training sessions under head coach Neil Redfearn.
Leeds United star Sam Byram says the squad are enjoying Neil Redfearn's training sessions, but they are far from easy.
The young defender was speaking to Leeds United TV ahead of the Blackburn Rovers game this weekend, and the Elland Road side have had an interrupted fortnight thanks to the international break.
Byram, who has made 10 starts from a possible 17 games this season, said:
"Redders' sessions are really intense, we get a lot out of them, the boys have worked hard and we've had fun as well.
"He tells us to keep doing what we are doing, and keep creating chances. Defensive shape, we've done some work on that."
Byram said after the Blackpool game he was disappointed the international game came when it did, after the side won their first match in nine games. He admits however the feeling was not shared by everybody.
"I felt like I'd been back into a run of form, it was only my second game on the bounce.
"A lot of players were happy to recharge ahead of the next game."
Leeds face Blackburn Rovers over the weekend, are are scheduled to take a huge away following for the trip of 6,900 - the largest in the Championship this season.
The players have clearly been working hard so not to let them down, and it would be a big surprise if Byram, singled out for praise by head coach Redfearn after the Blackpool win, does not start.