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Leeds United boss Steve Evans claims Charlie Taylor was brilliant under Uwe Rosler's guidance

Charlie Taylor returned to Leeds United's starting line-up at the weekend.

Steve Evans has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that Charlie Taylor was brilliant for Leeds United while Uwe Rosler was in charge.

Taylor was one of Leeds’ best players over the early part of the season, but illness has curtailed his progress under Evans so far.

The young left-back made his first appearances since Evans took over against Queens Park Rangers at the weekend, and the 53-year-old boss was very impressed by what he saw. 

“Charlie’s performances at the start of the season were brilliant,” Evans said.

“He’s come back in and not looked like he’s been out for that long. It’s amazing. He’s not even had any football.”

Despite Taylor’s excellence, he still was unable to inspire Leeds to victory at Loftus Road.

The Whites were in poor form against QPR, and they fell to a 1-0 defeat without posing too much of a threat throughout the contest.

Taylor’s return is a boost for Leeds though, and his performances should become even more impressive as he regains his match-sharpness again.

Taylor is part of a crop of exciting Leeds youngsters, and he is expected to have a huge part to play at Elland Road in the years ahead, if Leeds can keep hold of him.

Evans’ side’s next match comes against Hull City at the weekend, where they will be looking to return to winning ways.

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