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'He's our best crosser of the ball' - Redfearn confident on Leeds stand-in Charlie Taylor

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Neil Redfearn is not worried about Charlie Taylor standing in for Stephen Warnock.

Leeds United head coach Neil Redfearn is confident Charlie Taylor can be a key part of his side this weekend.

Taylor is likely to get the start at left-back with Stephen Warnock out injured.

The defender played in the weekend in the FA Cup loss to Sunderland last weekend, and impressed his manager in one particular area.

Redfearn told BBC Radio Leeds: "Charlie's capable. You could see that from the performance he put in against Sunderland.

"He looked assured. He got forward well at times. He's probably our best crosser of the ball.

"He's putting crosses in the box right in the last minute. He'll take confidence from that."

The manager went onto add that news on Stephen Warnock was 'quite positive, he'll be back sooner rather than later.'

Warnock has been one of Leeds' most consistent players this season and has been the captain with Jason Pearce out of the team.

While it's not automatic he will walk into the team, the odds are in his favour, so the onus is really on Taylor to step up and deliver and make a real case for himself against Bolton this weekend.

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