Mustapha Carayol explains why he is suited to playing for Leeds United

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Mustapha Carayol linked up with Leeds United last week.

Speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post, new Leeds loan signing Mustapha Carayol has explained what type of player he is, suggesting he is perfect for the Elland Road club.

Carayol said: “I like going out and trying to win every game, not being scared of anyone. That’s the type of player I am. I think I’m a player who handles playing for a bigger club with my temperament. I don’t go out and give it half-hearted, I always try and win a game and impress the fans. So for me this is a good place.”

These are words which will please Leeds fans, with Carayol ready to step up and play for a ‘bigger club’ such as the Whites.

He has claimed that he is able to step up to the pressures of playing for the Whites, as his temperament is perfectly suited to dealing with the fans and expectations of a club that size.

And off just one game, it is easy to agree with Carayol’s statement.

The 27-year-old winger scored a long-range goal in the FA Cup victory over Rotherham United, smashing the ball beyond Lee Camp on the 45th minute. The goal, and his overall performance, dud much to ease the pressure on his head, with his signing for Leeds met with mixed responses.

However, he took just one game to prove he has the ability to play for the club, and fans are now excited to see him back in action, with Steve Evans’ men taking on Ipswich in the Championship this week.

Evans looks to have completed another impressive deal in the transfer market, following the loan signing of Liam Bridcutt, and if given free reign to utilise the January window, the head coach could build a squad ready for a late charge towards the Championship play-offs.

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