Lee Erwin explains the advice he's been given by Leeds boss Uwe Rosler

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Leeds United striker Lee Erwin is positive he's got the new boss to take him forward at Elland Road.

New Leeds United striker Lee Erwin told BBC Radio Leeds the message he’s been given by head coach Uwe Rosler.

Erwin was confirmed as Rosler’s second signing at Elland Road earlier this week and the German has wasted no time giving the player a simple aim looking ahead to pre-season.

Erwin has also explained that he feels it will be helpful to have Rosler coaching him, because of his previous experience of playing as a striker before he retired.

“He’s just told me to get my head down, to work hard and take nothing for granted - I think so yeah (Rosler helping as he was a striker) He knows because he’s attacking minded, he knows you can get dips in form as well,” he said.

Erwin can’t afford to take anything for granted because as soon as he takes his eye off the ball at Leeds, he will lose his place in the side.

There will be different attacking options and combinations for Rosler next season and the German could become annoyed with the Scot if he doesn’t see his basic advice being fulfilled.

Where Rosler’s previous experience as a striker will come in handy is when he can step in and get his point across in a practical manner.

He played during an era where football was arguably more difficult and more physical so he can also help the player deal with the physical challenge that he’ll encounter in the Championship.

He’ll also be vital in terms of keeping the player’s morale up when he goes through the dip in form, which any striker experiences.

Erwin is a very good signing for Leeds and he seems to hold a positive mind-set in relation to his new boss.

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