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Stuart Dallas explains why he chose Leeds United and talks about his target this season

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Leeds United have signed another player and he may have completed their squad ahead of the new campaign.

New Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas has been speaking to the club’s official website following his arrival at Elland Road.

The 24-year-old Northern Ireland international has agreed a three-year contract at Leeds with the option of a fourth year, and his arrival means manager Uwe Rosler finally has the left winger his squad has needed all summer.

Dallas played under Rosler at Brentford, where he made 75 appearances before moving on, and the winger has explained why he decided to swap one Championship club for another.

“He was a big factor in coming here as well,” Dallas said of his new gaffer. “He knows me, I know him and we know what we are getting from each other. He had a big part to play in it.”

Rosler has impressed since replacing Neil Redfearn as Leeds boss and while he only oversaw one pre-season friendly win this summer it was a sign of things to come, with the Whites overcoming Everton in impressive fashion on Saturday.

That performance suggested the Leeds players have bought into Rosler’s ethos and the youngsters on the club’s books also got a mention when Dallas was discussing his move.

“It’s a young, fit, hungry squad,” he told leedsunitedfc.com, before going on to explain his targets for the upcoming Championship campaign.

Big things are expected from this Leeds squad and Dallas for one is targeting a return to the top flight.

“It’s Leeds United;” he said, “they have got to be back where they are supposed to be.”

So as simple as that the club’s newest arrival will have won the hearts and minds of his new supporters, because Leeds could be on the verge of something great…and it is only a matter of days before that next chapter begins.

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