Uwe Rosler impressed by the quality of Leeds United's squad

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Uwe Rosler penned at two-year deal as Leeds United manager yesterday.

Uwe Rosler has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he has been impressed when watching Leeds United over the past few months.

Rosler was appointed as Leeds boss on Wednesday and is already familiar with the squad that he is inheriting.

The German says that he was a regular at Elland Road prior to his appointment and believes that the Whites have a lot of quality in their ranks already.

"I saw Leeds United in the last six months and I was very impressed by some of the performances," he said. "There’s a core of players with the best years in front of them. We just need to get the balance right between being ambitious and expectation. This club has to be ambitious. It also has to have realistic expectations.”

It is true that Rosler has the basis of a strong squad to build around, with a number of Leeds' youngsters excelling this season.

The likes of Alex Mowatt, Lewis Cook, Charlie Taylor and Sam Byram have been some of the Whites star performers this term, and it gives the new boss a strong foundation to build upon.

He will need to bring in some added quality if they are to make it into the top-ten, though, a target he will be looking to work towards during his first season in charge.

Leeds finished 15th this term and they will have to improve markedly under the German's stewardship if they are to meet their expectations. 

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