New signing on joining Leeds.
Leeds United’s latest recruit Barry Douglas spoke exclusively to LUTV after joining the club.
Douglas completed a transfer from Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday, penning a three year contract at Elland Road.
The left-back was one of the stars of the Sky Bet Championship last season as Wolves gained promotion to the top flight and Douglas is hoping to have a similar impact at Leeds United.
“It’s exciting times and I am looking forward to getting going now and meeting the squad,” said Douglas.
“After last season and getting promotion with Wolves and to top that, having the birth of my first child, this is another step and I can’t wait to get going.
“The move happened quite fast, Wolves took the decision to let me know I wasn’t going to be part of their plans which was hard to take at first, but life goes on.
“I then found out about the interest from Leeds and the project here is similar to what was going on at Wolves last year and it is very exciting, so that is what made the decision for me to come here.
“The way the head coach is speaking about playing, I think is going to suit me down to a tee, so hopefully we can compliment each other and have success.
“This is a massive club and I’m sure the fans want it to be back in the top flight where it rightfully belongs, so hopefully I can bring some success as well as enjoying the journey.
“I’m sure the fans weren’t happy with me last year (scoring a free-kick against Leeds), but hopefully I can replicate that this season and get involved in the goals and assists for Leeds.
“Last year was a great journey and I think with my time abroad, it will be easier to adapt to the new coach and his way of playing.
“I will try and help out as much as I can and I am sure the boys will teach me a lot about the place.
“I’ve been made aware that a lot of Scottish players have left a legacy here, so hopefully I can have a similar effect.”