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Bailey Peacock-Farrell and Liam Cooper posts messages on Twitter after Garry Monk's first Leeds United training session

Leeds' Liam Cooper and MK Dons' Sam Gallagher in action

Leeds United returned to pre-season training yesterday morning.

Leeds' Liam Cooper and MK Dons' Sam Gallagher in action

Liam Cooper and Bailey Peacock-Farrell have both enjoyed returning to Leeds United training.

Leeds started their pre-season yesterday, with Garry Monk taking charge of the Yorkshire side for the first time.

Monk put his new side through a series of fitness drills in the morning, and he had his first chance to assess the talents of his new squad at close quarters.

Cooper and Peacock-Farrell appear to have enjoyed Monk’s first training session, and both posted messages on social media in the afternoon.

Cooper is likely to have a key role to play for Leeds next season, but he could have a new centre-back partner.

Leeds appear to be close to snapping up Kyle Bartley on loan from Swansea City - and the 25-year-old would surely come into the Whites’ starting line-up.

Swansea's Kyle Bartley in action with Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge

Peacock-Farrell, meanwhile, will be hoping to prove he is ready to compete for a first team place after penning a new deal.

Peacock-Farrell will be competing with Marco Silvestri and Ross Turnbull for a place in Leeds’ team.

Swansea manager Garry Monk

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