Marcelo Bielsa provides Tyler Roberts assessment and highlights Leeds United forward's unseen talents

Marcelo Bielsa has given a thumbs up to the development of Tyler Roberts and highlighted the presence of unseen talents within the Leeds United forward's locker.

By Lee Sobot
Saturday, 11th December 2021, 10:34 am
Updated Saturday, 11th December 2021, 10:36 am

Wales international Roberts joined Leeds from West Brom in January 2018 and made his 100th Whites appearance when starting last weekend's 2-2 draw at home to Brentford.

The 22-year-old's ninth goal in United colours gave United a 27th-minute lead and Whites head coach Bielsa has provided an assessment of the forward's progress at Elland Road after passing the centurion milestone.

"I think he’s improving," said Bielsa, asked how impressed he had been with Roberts’ development.

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CENTURION: Leeds United forward Tyler Roberts celebrates netting his ninth goal for the club in his 100th outing for the Whites in last weekend's 2-2 draw against Brentford at Elland Road. Photo by George Wood/Getty Images.

"I think he can show a lot of his virtues.

"And at the same time, there’s a lot of things that he can do that he hasn’t made visible yet."

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