Leeds United striker Chris Wood explained to Radio Yorkshire that the club told him everything he wanted to hear, before he committed to a move to Elland Road.
Wood provides head coach Uwe Rosler with a good attacking option ahead of the new season and he also suggested to Radio Yorkshire that his aims line up in similar shape to those of the football club.
“I really sat down and had a good think about it and ultimately my goals lined up with Leeds – When I came and spoke to the manager, spoke to the owner, they showed me so much love, so much passion, so much drive – That’s what you want,” he told Radio Yorkshire.
What should be the main goal for Leeds United next season?
The immediate goal for Leeds next season will be to improve on the 15th place finish the club achieved under Neil Redfearn last time round.
Rosler has already made some top quality additions to the squad and that shouldn’t be too difficult, with a more realistic aim a slot in the top ten, pushing for a position in the play-offs by the end of the season.
Leeds certainly have the support base and the infrastructure needed to mount a push for promotion into the top flight.
What’s the main challenge facing Wood?
The main challenge facing Wood is how he represents himself as a better attacking option to his new boss, than the options Rosler already has.
Mirco Antenucci and Lee Erwin are both good options to use through the middle of the attack and Wood needs to find a way to get himself to the top of the pecking order.
He can catch the manager’s attention with a solid training schedule in pre-season and by showing some form when he gets the chance in a friendly game.