Leeds boss Uwe Rosler comments on Ross Turnbull and Adam Drury's performances

Uwe Rosler

Leeds head coach Uwe Rosler was satisfied with new signing Ross Turnbull.

Ross Turnbull made an immediate debut for Leeds United just hours after his move to the club was confirmed, via the club's official website.

The former Barnsley and Chelsea goalkeeper started the pre-season friendly against York City, a 1-1 draw.

He was unable to keep a clean sheet, with Leeds conceding a late equaliser shortly before he was replaced by Charlie Horton.

Turnbull, though, seemed to impress Uwe Rosler, giving the club's head coach what he was looking for, re-assurance in goal.

Speaking to LUTV, Rosler said he expects Turnbull to challenge Marco Silvestri, but as it stands the Italian will start the season as first choice goalkeeper.

Rosler said: "I thought he did very well, a solid,  good, experienced performance, exactly what we needed.

"I think Marco Silvestri did very well last season, got stronger through the year. If in pre-season everything goes normal he will start as number one, obviously then he has to keep the shirt, that comes through good performances."

Another player to spark interest was trialist Adam Drury, a free agent and former Manchester City academy prospect.

The winger played in the second half and Rosler was coy, giving nothing away regarding his future.

He told LUTV: "Drury, he could have scored two goals. We will see now how tomorrow and Friday goes and maybe talk."

Leeds are due to fly out on their tour of Austria over the weekend and Leeds will make a decision on Drury's future before then. Rosler added that he intended to analyse the performance of all the players by re-watching the game, over the net couple of days.

*article edited for inaccuracies

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