Leeds defender’s response when asked where he sees himself in five years’ time

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Leeds United defender Liam Cooper wants to play in the Premier League.

Leeds United defender Liam Cooper has told Leadnotfollow.co.uk that he wants to play in the Premier League.

The 24-year-old, who can play as a centre-back or as a left-back, has been on the books of Leeds since 2014 and has a contract until June 2017.

The former Hull City man has revealed that in five years’ time, he sees himself playing in the English top flight.

“I'd like to think I'd be playing in the Premiership League and constantly for Scotland working hard enjoying something that I do day in day out,” the Leeds captain told Leadnotfollow.co.uk when asked where he sees himself in five years’ time.

Leeds fans will certainly want the club to return to the Premier League inside the next five years, and Cooper could fulfil his ambition of playing in the English top flight then.

It is not going to be easy, though, as the Whites have been trying to gain promotion from the Championship for years.

The last time the West Yorkshire outfit featured in the Premier League was way back in 2004.

Leeds have become also-rans in the Championship, but hopefully for the fans things will change soon.

Cooper has scored one goal and created 10 chances in 37 Championship appearances for the Whites so far this season.

The Leeds defender has a pass accuracy of 72% and a shot accuracy of 18%, and has won 129 headers, 14 dribbles and 36 tackles.

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