Monk reveals the key to Leeds success during busy schedule ahead of Norwich clash
By Will Butcher
Garry Monk has revealed that strong squad depth has been the key to Leeds’ fantastic form in recent weeks.
The 37-year-old used almost every available player as Leeds secured three wins against Wolves, Norwich and Burton within seven days.
Speaking ahead of Saturday’s second clash in 10 days against Norwich, Monk revealed that his squad were firing on all cylinders but warned his stars that they must continue.
“You want your strikers to be scoring goals, you want your defenders to be keeping clean sheets and you want your midfielders to be doing a bit of both,” Monk told the Yorkshire Evening Post.
“The whole team are contributing and you saw last week that the whole squad was used. Everyone contributed to a big week.”
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Leeds will be looking to secure a second win against Alex Neil’s side, after beating the East Anglia-based side on penalties in the fourth round of the EFL Cup to set up a quarter-final clash against Liverpool.
The Yorkshire giants have won eight out of their last 11 league and cup encounters, following their 2-0 win against Burton on Saturday with goals coming from Chris Wood and Souleymane Doukara.
The impressive run of form has seen Monk’s side move into ninth position in the Championship and just one point away from the Championship’s top six, as they travel to Carrow Road to face Norwich. A win could see them move up to fifth if results go their way.
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