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James Husband on how his Leeds United rejection helped him

The left-sided player joined Huddersfield Town on loan this week.

This week saw Leeds United tie up a loan deal for Middlesbrough winger Muzzy Carayol. The Gambian international was not the only player departing Middlesbrough for a Yorkshire loan spell this week.

Boro also allowed left-sided player James Husband depart the club on a loan spell, as he headed back to Yorkshire to take on a new challenge with Huddersfield Town.

Of course he himself is a former Leeds United player.

Husband is from Leeds and started his career with the Elland Road outfit. He was released when he was 16 and headed to Doncaster.

He spoke to BBC Radio Leeds this week about his move and also spoke about his departure from Leeds as a teenager.

He stated:

"I enjoyed my time there. I learnt a lot obviously. To be fair I moved away from Leeds when I was 16 and went to Doncaster.

"I learned a lot, went back down to earth with a bump so to speak. But I sort of built my own way back again and I am enjoying getting back into Yorkshire again and hopefully I am going to enjoy playing for Huddersfield.

"At the time it was a bit of a blow but luckily I did quite well at Doncaster. They were in the Championship at that time so I managed to get my way in the Doncaster side, play a few games, and realise this level is for me I can cut it at this level.

"It was a perfect reality check for me, to understand that not everything smells of roses."

Husband was then cheekily asked whether he is a Leeds fan. Considering he is set to play for the club's Yorkshire rivals, he played it safe:

"I don't know if I should admit to this or not. I'm from Leeds so I'll let you make your assumptions on that one."

Husband will hope to face his former team at Elland Road in March. He has certainly made a good career for himself since moving away from Leeds and would certainly wish to get one over on his old club.

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