Leeds United's Charlie Taylor says Uwe Rosler has been encouraging him to get forward

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Leeds United's Charlie Taylor scored his first goal of the season in a recent match against Milton Keynes Dons.

Leeds United defender Charlie Taylor has told the club's official website that Uwe Rosler is encouraging his defenders to take shooting opportunities when they present themselves.

The 22-year-old left-back scored his first goal of the season with a fabulous strike against Milton Keynes Dons recently, and it is a feature of what Leeds have been working on in training.

Rosler is apparently keen to see goals spread throughout the team, and he has advised Taylor to not be afraid to have an attempt on goal should a chance arise. 

"Scoring as a defender is great, as it isn't expected of us. But things opened up in front of me and I just kept on going. I got into the box and decided to try my luck," he said.

"We are encouraged to have a go when something is on, so that is what I did and it was great to see the ball hit the net."

Taylor's finish at MK Dons would suggest that he definitely has the ability to get on the scoresheet on regular basis this season.

The defender is confident going forward, and he managed to score two times last term, in what was a fantastic breakthrough season. 

Taylor confirmed that he had the talent to play in Leeds' first-team towards the back end of the 2014/15 campaign, and he has improved further so far this season.

The left-back has recently been named the club's Player of the Month for September, and he has arguably been their most impressive performer of the season so far. 

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