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Weston McKennie: It feels good to be a Leeds player

New Leeds United star Weston McKennie admits it was easy to join the club from Juventus.

The American has signed a loan deal to the end of the season, which includes an option to buy for Leeds.

The USMNT star will be hoping that he can impress under the guidance of his countryman Jesse Marsch.

He stated to the club website: “It feels good to be a Leeds player, I've heard a lot of great things from you (Tyler Adams), Brenden Aaronson and Jesse Marsch, everyone tells me about the atmosphere here.

“Obviously I did my own research on the club and the support is wild, I'm really excited to be here and playing in the Premier League is a dream.

“Knowing I'm going to be playing with some of my teammates from the national team, I'm sure it will be easy to fit in and it was an easy decision for me.

“I'm excited to play at Elland Road, unfortunately the first two games are away, but when we play at home I'm sure I'll have such a big adrenaline rush.

“I like the number eight role, going box to box, trying to create plays and then getting back defensively.

“I want to help the club get as many points as possible in the second half of the season, for myself I want to be as big as a help as I can and win games."

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