Date:Monday June 7 2010
Young Leeds United defender Tom Lees is looking to push himself into the plans of boss Simon Grayson after enjoying a season long loan at Accrington Stanley last season.
Speaking in the Lancashire Telegraph, Lees said, "I`m going to go back to Leeds, get my head down and get into good shape.
"Obviously that`s my main priority, trying to get in there. I`ve been there since I was a young lad, so that`s something I want to do and that`s my first target.
The central defender enjoyed a very successful spell with the League Two side making 45 appearances in an unfamiliar role of right back, Stanley boss John Coleman was so impressed with the youngsters performances and described him as 'the best left back in League Two`.
Lees had been loan out to Stanley to gain some first team experience and Grayson was impressed with the youngster`s contribution and offered him a two-year extension to his contract keeping him at Elland Road until 2012.
Lees hasn`t ruled out a return to Stanley next season if first team opportunities do not come his way at Elland Road, continuing he said, "I owe them a lot because they let me play, and playing those games probably got me the contract.
"I really enjoyed it. The fans made me feel really welcome and everyone was great."
The 19 year old is still to make his first team debut for Leeds and realises that first team opportunities are going to be even harder to come by following the clubs promotion back to the Championship.
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