Uwe Rosler hails Leeds United full-back Charlie Taylor

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The Leeds United boss says his young left-back is fantastic.

Leeds United manager Uwe Rosler has been speaking to BBC Radio Leeds following his side’s 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday this weekend.

Wednesday went ahead after a wonder-strike from Marco Matias but Leeds equalised after a good goal from summer signing Chris Wood.

Despite fine performances from the likes of Wood and Sol Bamba it was young left-back Charlie Taylor who really stood out and after the match Rosler singled the 21-year-old out for praise.

“Charlie Taylor, at the beginning of the game he played he rushed the game, he rushed too many straight balls, played too early long (when it) wasn’t on,” Rosler told BBC Radio Leeds.

“He is the player who played most minutes, he is the player who pushed himself to the limit in the second half.

“This kid is fantastic; this kid has a great future in front of him. He got stronger and stronger throughout the game and I’m just so proud to have him in our team and that I can work with him.”

Taylor burst onto the scene last season after replacing Stephen Warnock as Leeds’ first-choice left-back when the latter was sold.

He quickly made the position his own and now he is equally adept at the back or further forward if required.

Taylor may often be overlooked when people talk about Leeds’ next generation, with the likes of Alex Mowatt and Lewis Cook regularly getting the most praise, but Rosler knows what a talent he has on his hands and the future looks very bright for both the player and his club.

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