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Kemar Roofe has a message for Leeds United fans

Oxford's Kemar Roofe celebrates after scoring their first goal

Leeds United have signed Kemar Roofe from Oxford United in the summer transfer window.

Oxford's Kemar Roofe celebrates after scoring their first goal

Newly-signed Leeds United attacker Kemar Roofe has explained on the club’s official website what the fans can expect from him.

Roofe has joined Leeds from Oxford United on a four-year contract, as announced on the Championship club’s official website.

The 23-year-old is a highly-rated attacking player who can operate as a winger as well as a striker.

The former West Bromwich Albion prospect won the League Two Player of the Year award last season and has arrived at Elland Road with a strong reputation.

The Englishman, who scored 26 goals in 49 matches in all competitions last season, explained on Leeds’s official website what the fans can expect from him.

Barnsley’s Alfie Mawson and Oxford’s Kemar Roofe in action

“I like to be entertaining – I like to play football how I would like to watch football,” Roofe told Leeds’s official website when asked about his style of play.

“The fans want to be entertained, see creative play and goals. I think I can play in several positions and I wouldn’t like to nail myself down to one place.

“I like to have the ball in the attacking third and try to create something. I’ve worked hard on my finishing and scoring goals is something I enjoy. I was fortunate to do that a lot last season.”

Oxford's Kemar Roofe gets past a tackle from Barnsley's Marc Roberts

Roofe’s comments will delight Leeds fans, as they suggest that he will be determined to create chances for the team as well as score goals next season.

The Whites will be aiming to play good, attacking football next season, and the 23-year-old will be a key figure in that endeavour.

During the 2015-16 campaign, Leeds played decent football on occasions, but under new head coach Garry Monk, the team will be expected to play attacking football next season.

Oxford's Kemar Roofe and Bristol Rovers' Tom Lockyer in action

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