Charlie Taylor speaks following his outstanding display for Leeds

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The Leeds United defender has been talking after his man-of-the-match display against MK Dons.

Leeds United left-back Charlie Taylor has been speaking to BBC Radio Leeds following his outstanding performance for Uwe Rosler’s side this weekend.

The 22-year-old has been integral for Leeds this season, playing every minute for the club thus far and shining time and again.

His latest performance was arguably the best of the bunch, with Taylor winning a penalty that was converted by Chris Wood before the defender burst forward to smash home what proved to be the match-winner.

Such is Taylor’s form right now that he could well be Leeds’ most important player, outshining the likes of Lewis Cook and Sol Bamba – two players who were vital to the club last season.

Now Taylor is the star-man and at this rate an England call-up is not beyond the realms of possibility.

Speaking about his goal, Taylor told BBC Radio Leeds, “I just picked it up and thought I’d have a run, got into the penalty box and thought I’d have a go from here. I caught it sweet and saw it nestle into the bottom corner.”

Rosler will surely be hoping Taylor does more of that in the games to come, and the player himself confirmed that his manager has spoken to him about it.

“Yeah, he likes me to get forward,” the Leeds defender said, “sometimes I might get forward a bit too much but once you’re in the box you can commit people.”

You certainly can, and having broken through last season Taylor is now leading the next generation of Leeds stars in fine fashion.

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