It surely won't be long before Leeds United's Charlie Taylor earns an England call-up

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The Leeds United left-back has been brilliant so far this season.

Leeds United had a number of impressive performers against Derby County this weekend, but arguably the pick of the bunch – and not for the first time this season – was left-back Charlie Taylor.

The 21-year-old has played every single minute for Leeds in both the Championship and the League Cup this season, and he is getting better by the week.

He may be young – and he may have only featured 35 times for Leeds’ senior side to date – but Taylor is now proving categorically that he has the talent and the work ethic to become one of the club’s best players in years.

In fact this season he is currently outshining Lewis Cook and Alex Mowatt – two players who previously (and deservedly) hogged the spotlight but who are now realising there is another young Leeds star with a future just as bright.

Against Derby, Taylor was simply amazing, and such has been his progress this season that there is a chance – no matter how slim at this stage – that by the end of the season he could have earned full international recognition.

Some Leeds fans may scream hyperbole, but the simple fact is Taylor is getting better and better and at this rate England manager Roy Hodgson may find it difficult to overlook him all year long.

While Luke Shaw of Manchester United has also started the new campaign in blistering form there could well be a spot for Taylor in the squad and it would be fully deserved.

Leeds supporters will know just how good Taylor is and how impressive he has been under Rosler; the question is: How long will it be before everyone else notices?

At this rate it is surely only a matter of time.

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