Souleymane Doukara gives Leeds United boss Uwe Rosler left-wing options

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Souleymane Doukara has impressed in the position this summer.

One position which Leeds United have been trying to fill all summer is the left-hand side of midfield. The club desperately needed a winger for this season and the list of names that have been linked with the job is endless.

The Yorkshire Evening Post however are reporting that one man, known predominantly as a striker, has impressed on the left-wing this summer – with Uwe Rosler set to start him there on the opening game of the season against Burnley in a little over a week’s time.

The player in question is Souleymane Doukara. The Frenchman struggled for consistent form and football after his move from Catania last summer, and ended the season out of the squad.

A striker by trade, he is known to play on the wings when necessary. It appears he will play up in a front three, wide of the striker to the left, with Sam Byram to the right – claims the report.

Although, this plan may have now changed. Stuart Dallas looks set to join the club from Brentford this week. A left-winger, the Northern Ireland international would be welcomed at the club warmly.

But if Doukara does not get his chance at left-wing just yet, Rosler will at least be pleased that he has another option for the position.

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