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Garry Monk outlines the three rules he has set Leeds players

Garry Monk - Swansea City celebrates with the Championship Trophy during the parade

Garry Monk was appointed as the Leeds United head coach in the summer.

Swansea manager Garry Monk

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk has revealed to The Times the three rules he has explained to his players.

Monk was appointed as the Leeds head coach in the summer following the departure of Steve Evans.

The former Swansea City boss is regarded by many as one of the best young managers in England.

The 37-year-old former central defender is expected by the Leeds fans to make the team competitive enough to challenge for the Championship play-offs this season.

Monk has revealed the three rules he has set his Leeds players that they need to follow thoroughly.

Swansea manager Garry Monk

“There are only three rules that I follow, that I’ve explained to the players here and that I hold them to,” Monk told The Times.

“The first is don’t be late for anything; there’s no excuse to be late for anything, even if just out on the pitch or to report for a pre-training session in the gym.

“The second is that you have to give 100 per cent, you’re a professional footballer, there’s no excuse, that’s your job, whether you are in or out of the squad, down, had a bad evening with the missus, it’s your job to give everything you have every single day.

“My last rule is ‘don’t be a . . .’ You can’t really print the word but in more polite terms it’s ‘be a good person’.”

Swansea manager Garry Monk

Leeds will kick off their 2016-17 Championship campaign with an away game against Queens Park Rangers.

The Whites will head into the match against QPR at Loftus Road in London with confidence.

The West Yorkshire outfit may not end up all three points from the encounter, but they should be able to earn a draw.

Leeds have been quite busy in the summer transfer window so far, signing Marcus Antonsson, Robert Green, Kemar Roofe, Kyle Bartley and Pablo Hernandez amongst others.

Swansea City manager Garry Monk and first team coach James Beattie

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