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Adeyemi happy playing defensive role at Leeds

Leeds United midfielder Tom Adeyemi is happy doing a defensive job for the team.

Leeds United midfielder Tom Adeyemi has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he’s happy to be confined to a defensive role at the club.

The Cardiff City owned player has made a great start to his loan spell under German Uwe Rosler and it will be interesting to see if he can maintain his consistency and stay in the same position throughout the season.

The international break arguably came at a difficult time for the player because he will be buzzing after a goal in the club’s first league win of the season against Derby County.

“It’s not a job that everyone’s going to sit up and take notice of because it’s more of a defensive role, but it’s something I’m happy to do. If it means I’m going to be winning games and if it gives me the opportunity to play week in, week out then it’s going to be brilliant,” he told the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Leeds have found a role model

Rosler may feel as though he’s discovered a new role model in the form of Adeyemi, who seems to have the attitude and character which will make him popular with his teammates and fans at the club.

He’s bought into the way that Rosler likes football to be played at the club and seems to have the hard work rate, which makes any player popular with the supporters.

If he can get into a position where he can inspire a youngster trying to get into the side or someone already in the first team setup, it’s just another example of the many benefits that he creates and strengthens his chances of a permanent move at the end of the season.

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