Leeds' academy boss Paul Hart details his early relationship with Uwe Rosler

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The experienced coach insists things have got off to a positive start.

Paul Hart made his return to the Yorkshire club last week; a place where he frequented as a player, and once already as a coach within the youth setup.

As part of his first in-depth interview, which was aired on LUTV this week, Hart spoke at length in regards to his return to Leeds United, as well as how he's found his early encounters with first team manager Uwe Rosler.

"With the way I work, the manager has to be an integral part of what we do, and Uwe has already shown himself to be very supportive," Hart said. "I think we'll have a cracking working relationship."

The 62-year-old may be the new boy at the club, but Rosler has only been in his post at Leeds for a matter of months. Building on his blossoming relationship with the German, Hart added that he's taken positives from the way the manager goes about his business.

"He's got a lot to concentrate on with the first team, but he's very good," Hart said. "I like his principles and the way he goes about things."

In his first action since taking over his new role at the academy, Hart oversaw the U21 side's 3-0 win over Bristol City earlier in the week; a game which featured a first run-out for the Yorkshire club for new signing Jordan Botaka.

Among the scorers were Frank Mulhern, who grabbed a brace, as well as Casper Sloth, who is fighting to try and earn himself a first team return since falling out of favour last season.

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