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Leeds United’s Lewis Cook comments on linking up with new signings

Lewis Cook is looking forward to playing with the new players that Leeds United will sign this summer.

Leeds United midfielder Lewis Cook has told the club’s official website that he is looking forward to linking up with the new players in pre-season training.

“Any new arrivals will be good footballers and I’m sure they’ll be good guys as well,” the 18-year-old told Leeds’ official website.

“It will be good to get to know them and get involved with them. Once that all settles in, I’m sure it’ll be a really good season.”

New signings

Leeds have been busy so far this summer, with new head coach Uwe Rosler already signing players for the upcoming 2015-16 campaign.

Goalkeeper Charlie Horton and forward Lee Erwin have joined the West Yorkshire outfit on free transfers after leaving Championship rivals Cardiff City and Scottish outfit Motherwell respectively.

Star defender Sol Bamba’s loan deal from Italian club Palermo has also been made permanent.

More signings are likely to be made by Leeds between now and the end of the season, with Rosler also likely to sell some of the players from the current squad.

Importance of Lewis Cook

Despite the arrivals of new players, Cook’s importance in the Leeds team will not decimate. In fact, it is only going to grow.

The 18-year-old midfielder was one of the best young players in the Championship in the 2014-15 campaign.

In 37 league matches, the teenager created 36 chances, had a pass accuracy of 75% and a shot accuracy of 50%, and won 24 headers, 45 dribbles and 57 tackles.

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