Tyler Roberts: It's nice to get back to a bit of normality

Leeds United forward the latest guest on Deliveroo's #Ask series

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"\u003Cp\u003EFollowing on from Lucas Radebe last week, we were joined by Leeds United forward Tyler Roberts for our latest episode of Deliveroo\u0027s #Ask!\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EThe call was put out for fans to submit their questions, and Tyler happily took time out to answer as many as he could, from THAT Magnum video to why he had \u0027T. Roberts\u0027 on the back of his shirt.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003ERead some of his answers below, or watch the full episode now:\u003C/p\u003E""\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EHow have you found your first week back in training?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EIt\u0027s been enjoyable to be fair. It\u0027s nice to get back to a bit of normality, back on the ball and actually passing to someone. It\u0027s been a challenging few months because you\u0027re not doing things that you usually do, like waking up at a certain time for training etc, so it\u0027s been hard to keep a routine and keep going, but it\u0027s also been refreshing to clear your mind of football and have a little break away.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EWhat was the hardest training session in lockdown?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EIt would have to be the running session where we did four minutes, twice, as quick as you could, then three minutes twice, two minutes twice and one minute twice. Yeah, I was finished for a couple of days after that.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EWhat\u0027s the best thing you\u0027ve learned to cook?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EYou know I\u0027ve been doing a load of cooking! Just working on getting my recipes right. I\u0027d probably say the best thing is a Asian sticky beef teriyaki kind of dish, I might bring it out and share the recipe.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ETyler Roberts\u0027 cook book on the horizon?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EI could bring a cook book out, I haven\u0027t been writing them down, but I\u0027ve taken loads of pictures so I might post a few of them.\u00A0\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cimg src=\u0022\u0022 alt=\u0022Tyler Roberts\u0022 /\u003E\uFEFF\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EFavourite Magnum flavour? And What was the Magnum video all about?\uFEFF\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EHaha! I don\u0027t know why this Magnum video is still being brought up, but it makes me laugh every time. I don\u0027t even eat Magnums but my favourite would probably be the white chocolate one.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EI don\u0027t really know what it was about to be honest. I was sat in my garden, it was off-season, I had just come to Leeds, I hadn\u0027t played yet, just chilling in the sun, had a little Magnum and thought the lighting is hitting me well here. So I took a little video and since then, can\u0027t get it behind me, it\u0027s always coming up.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EHow did your move to Leeds first come about?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EI was at West Brom, I had just finished a loan spell at Walsall, and I wanted to cement a first-team place there. It was made obvious that it wasn\u0027t going to be that season or maybe the season after, I kind of had enough of going out on loan and moving to different teams, so I wanted to settle and fight for a spot. Leeds were interested, said that I\u0027d be part of the first-team, it\u0027s a massive club and it was pretty much a no brainer for me.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EBest goal you\u0027ve scored?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EThe best one would have to be my first goal for Leeds when I lobbed the keeper. It was a nice goal, I took it quite well, but it was more being at home, it was my first goal, I think it was my first league start and the noise that I heard from it was unbelievable, I hadn\u0027t experienced it before. It was special.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EWhy do you have \u0027T. Roberts\u0027 on the back of your shirt?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EI was in my first loan at Oxford, and when I was growing up I always thought it looked cool when players had their first letter, a dot and then their last name. It was a bit different and I\u0027ve always wanted to be different from the norm, so I had it at Oxford, didn\u0027t have it at Shrewsbury, then had it again at Walsall. When I came to Leeds, they gave me \u0027Roberts\u0027 and I kind of just questioned it, asked if I could have \u0027T. Roberts\u0027 and because I\u0027d had it previously, it was signed off.\u00A0\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cimg src=\u0022\u0022 alt=\u0022Tyler Roberts\u0022 /\u003E\uFEFF\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EWhat would it mean to win the Championship with Leeds?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EIt would mean so much. Winning the Championship is a massive thing, but just to get promoted and get Leeds United back into the Premier League would be crazy. For the city, the fans who are so passionate, the lads who have put so much effort in, it would mean a lot for different reasons.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EWho is your biggest inspiration?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EWithout a doubt, it\u0027s my mum. She\u0027s done absolutely everything and more for me, without her I wouldn\u0027t be where I am today. I do everything for her, so as long as she\u0027s happy and smiling, then I\u0027m happy.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EHow did it feel when you got your first Wales call up?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EIt was such a proud moment. My grandad is from Wales and he\u0027s done so much for me as well, so I called my grandparents first, they were so proud and buzzing. Then I was excited and just wanted to get onto the pitch.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EWhat advice would you give to a 15 year old trying to make it in football?\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003ETo do more than the minimum. If you\u0027ve got training, be the hardest worker, then afterwards, do extra training. It\u0027s just about doing anything that will put you ahead of everyone. The biggest thing for me has been nutrition, so as soon as you can learn about that, get into it, because it changes you massively.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EWhere do you see your career in five years time?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EHopefully the top of the Premier League in five years time. I think that\u0027s a goal that me and a lot of players probably have, but I believe that it\u0027s achievable.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EWhat\u0027s it like to play in front of the Elland Road crowd?\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003EThe Elland Road crowd is the best I\u0027ve ever played in front of. The atmosphere that they create for us, and against the away team, it\u0027s crazy. It definitely gives us an advantage, 100 percent. I\u0027ve seen teams come to Elland Road and crumble because of the fans so it\u0027s great to have that behind us.\u003C/p\u003E\n\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cimg src=\u0022\u0022 alt=\u0022Tyler Roberts\u0022 /\u003E\uFEFF\u003C/p\u003E"

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