Leeds star Sam Byram only interested in impressing Uwe Rosler despite Premier League interest

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The 21-year-old is focused on doing his job for his new manager despite links to Sunderland, Everton and Newcastle.

Leeds United defender Sam Byram has been discussing his boss Uwe Rosler's determination to hold onto him this summer, telling Sky Sports that it can only be seen as a positive that he is so well thought of at the club.

The German spoke to Sky Sports on Friday once again reiterating that he was eager to see Byram remain at Leeds this summer.

The 21-year-old has been linked with a clutch of Premier League clubs in the last few weeks, with an £8 million fee touted in association with interest from Sunderland, Newcastle and Everton, according to the Guardian.

Leeds may well have a strong chance of keeping the right sided player after Adam Matthews signed for the Black Cats, and with other club's pursuit of the player possibly resting on whether they can keep their own right-backs.

And Byram told Sky Sports on before Friday's friendly with Harrogate that he was purely looking to do well under his new boss.

“For the club to come out and say that [they want to keep him], it’s always a positive," Byram is quoted as saying on Sky Sports. "I’m just looking to get my head down and try, improve and impress the new manager.”

Byram made 39 appearances for Leeds last season, and seems to be happy to remain at Elland Road for the foreseeable future under the former Brentford boss, something that will certainly please Whites fans.

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