Thomas Christiansen pleased with Stuart Dallas decision

Leeds United FC head coach, Uwe Rosler commincates to players on the field during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on August 22,...

Stuart Dallas was linked with a move to Norwich City in the summer transfer window before he signed a new contract with Leeds United.

Apoel FC's head coach Thomas Christiansen attend a training session in Copenhagen on August 15, 2016 on the eve of the Champions League play off football match against FC Copenhagen.

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen has said that he is pleased with Stuart Dallas’s decision to sign a new contract, as quoted in a video posted in The Yorkshire Evening Post.

Dallas signed a new three-year contract at Leeds towards the end of the summer transfer window which will see him remain at Elland Road until the end of the 2019-20 season.

Prior to committing his future to the Whites, the Northern Ireland international winger was linked with a move away from Elland Road.

According to The Yorkshire Evening Post, Norwich City were interested in signing the 26-year-old winger from Championship rivals Leeds in the summer transfer window.

Stuart Dallas of Leeds United celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Leeds United at Ewood Park on February 1, 2017 in...

Leeds head coach Christiansen has praised Dallas, and has expressed his delight at the decision of the former Crusaders star to commit his long-term future to the Whites.

“I like the good players, the players with the right mentality, ambition, and he is one of them,” Christiansen is quoted as saying in a video posted in The Yorkshire Evening Post about Dallas. “That he renewed his contract is very good, good sign.”

Stuart Dallas of Leeds United scores the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Leeds United at Ewood Park on February 1, 2017 in Blackburn, England

Dallas joined Leeds from Championship rivals Brentford in the summer of 2015 for a transfer fee reported by Sky Sports to be worth £1.3 million.

The Norther Ireland international, who can also operate as an attacking midfielder, joined Leeds when Use Rosler was the first-team head coach and worked with him at Brentford.

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