James Beattie says new Leeds kit is class

A general view of the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road before the match - Leeds United

Leeds United officially launched their new home kit on Thursday.

Elland Road

Leeds United's home kit for the forthcoming 2016-17 season has earned a thumbs-up from the club's first-team coach James Beattie.

Leeds launched their new home shirt at an event at Elland Road on Thursday evening.

General view outside the stadium before the game - Leeds United

Garry Monk's side will wear it tomorrow when the Whites host Serie A side Atalanta in their final pre-season friendly before the rough and tumble of the Championship, which kicks back off for United with a visit to Queens Park Rangers on Sunday week.

Beattie, who joined Leeds' coaching staff this summer following the arrival of Monk, was present at last night's event, and the 38-year-old said the new kit is simply "class".

It could well be an exciting season for Leeds, who have a young, ambitious manager with Premier League experience steering the ship, while Monk has signed six players - Marcus Antonsson, Kyle Bartley, Hadi Sacko, Matt Grimes, Kemar Roofe and Rob Green - and there may yet be more before their trip to Loftus Road.

The 38-year-old told LUTV on Thursday that he was hopeful of bringing in one or two new faces before their Championship curtain raiser at QPR. 

A general view of the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road before the match - Leeds UnitedA general view of the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road before the match - Leeds United

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