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Evans says Leeds midfielder Alex Mowatt will dictate how far he goes in the game

The Leeds United player has looked back to his best in recent matches.

Leeds United manager Steve Evans has been speaking to the club’s official website about just how far young midfielder Alex Mowatt can go in the game.

The 20-year-old took time to replicate last season’s form and a poor spell under former manager Uwe Rosler suggested he would struggle for much of the campaign. But Mowatt has burst back in dramatic fashion, scoring in consecutive victories against Cardiff City and Huddersfield Town.

That follows the nine goals he scored for Leeds last season and there is no doubt Mowatt’s renaissance has come at the perfect time, with the Whites desperate to climb up the Championship table following Evans’ arrival.

There is still a considerable amount of work to be done, but Leeds are now heading very much in the right direction and Mowatt is again looking like a Premier League star in the making.

That is a feeling echoed by Mowatt, who said the following in an interview with leedsunited.com after the Huddersfield game: “He is a special young man and I’ve said to him time and again since I walked into this football club that he’ll dictate what level he plays at.”

Leeds fans will be hoping Mowatt ultimately helps fire them to the top flight, because at this rate that is where he is destined to play.

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