New Leeds United signing Samu Saiz hailed as 'terrific', given area to improve

Leeds Samuel Saiz (L) holds off the challenge from Brentford's Ryan Woods during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on November 4, 2017 in...

Former Leeds United winger John Hendrie praises winger Samu Saiz.

Leeds Samuel Saiz (L) holds off the challenge from Brentford's Ryan Woods during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on November 4, 2017 in...

Former Leeds United winger John Hendrie has told the club's official website he is particularly impressed with new signing Samu Saiz.

Hendrie was asked to pick a particular player who had stood out for him for the Whites this season and selected the Spaniard.

He added that there is still room for the former Huesca ace to improve, but overall is impressed with the attacker.

Samuel Saiz of Leeds United scores the second goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in...

Hendrie said: "It obviously has to be Samuel Saiz. He’s a terrific little player and a really good find.

"He’s been excellent, my only criticism could be that he sometimes tries the fancy finish instead of being clinical, but he has been the star man for me."

Samu Saiz of Leeds United(C) celebrates his sides second goal with team mates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on October 21, 2017...

Saiz, 26, has scored four goals and provided three assists in 14 appearances for Leeds this season, and has shone despite the club's poor form.

The attacking midfielder should get even better as he further adapts to English football, although needs others around him to raise their game too.

Hendrie played for Leeds in the 1989/90 season, before signing with Middlesbrough, who the Whites face this weekend.

Leeds are 10th in the league while opponents 'Boro are fifth, with three points separating the two teams. 

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