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Confirmed: Leeds United line-up v Harrogate Town

Uwe Rosler

Here is how Leeds United line up for their first pre-season friendly, which is also Uwe Rosler's first game in charge.

Leeds United starting XI (first half): Silvestri, Byram, Wootton, Bellusci, Cooper, Phillips, Mowatt, Ajose, Antenucci, Erwin, Wood.

(Second half): Silvestri/Horton, Berardi, Bamba, Killock, Taylor, Sloth, Bianchi, Cook, Doukara, Morison, Sharp.

Subs: Horton, Walters, Drury, Coyle.

Uwe Rosler kicks his tenure as Leeds United boss off tonight as the Whites travel to Yorkshire minnows Harrogate for their first pre-season friendly, which is due to kick off at 7:30 BST.

The German took charge at Elland Road this summer and has been set the task of improving the fortunes of the Championship giants, who will be hoping to make an impact in the promotion places in the coming campaign.

Former Wigan and Brentford boss Rosler has already made a series of signings at the club, with loanee Sol Bamba turning his move permanent, while strikers Lee Erwin and Chris Wood have joined from Motherwell and Leicester City respectively. US goalkeeper Charlie Horton has also arrived.

All of these new players could feature for Leeds at Harrogate's Wetherby Road ground, with Wood and Erwin confirmed to start the first half, but there have also been a huge number of contracts given out to young United players over the course of the summer, and it is very possible that a number of those youngsters may be given the chance to stake a place for the first team in the match.

Leeds fans will be interested to see what kind of formation and tactics Rosler will look to employ, with the 46-year-old already announcing that he would field different sides in each half, and having traditionally set his teams up to play attacking, pressing football.

*Article edited for inaccuracies

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