Video: This skill from new signing Toumani Diagouraga will have Leeds fans excited

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Leeds United new boy Toumani Diagouraga is more than just an enforcer.

More than a good touch for a big man, Toumani Diagouraga is a player who is comfortable with the ball at his feet.

The Paris born midfielder showed his deft touch earlier this season with an immaculately executed piece of skill on the edge of his own box against Nottingham Forest.

Diagouraga was playing for Brentford at the time, but tomorrow night he will be eligible to play against them, after clinching a transfer to Leeds United.

The 28-year-old has a frame of a midfield powerhouse, standing at 6 ft 2, with long legs which mean he can match strides with most opponents.

Yet as his nimble footwork shows, he can play a bit too, as he has shown for Brentford during his 240 games for the Bees. He netted seven goals during his stint at Griffin Park, also providing 17 assists.

This season he has completed 86 per cent of his passes, higher than any Leeds United player. Here is a look at how he compares.

  PositionTeamPassing AccuracyAppearances
Toumani Diagouraga MF Brentford 86% 27
Liam Bridcutt MF Leeds 80% 11
Alex Mowatt MF Leeds 80% 22
Souleymane Doukara FW Leeds 79% 14
Lewis Cook MF Leeds 79% 25
Tom Adeyemi MF Leeds 79% 20

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