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Callum Nicell signs new contract with Leeds United

Callum Nicell signs new contract with Leeds United

Leeds United are currently in pole position to secure the Championship title having enjoyed an inspired start to proceedings under Marcelo Bielsa. 

Indeed, the Whites may finally be on their way back to where they belong in the Premier League, with Marcelo Bielsa working wonders at Elland Road. And, it looks as if the South American has secured a player agreement, as according to Leeds United’s official Twitter account, Callum Nicell has signed a new contract with the club.

Leeds United have confirmed that Callum Nicell has signed a new contract with the club.

The promising 18-year-old, who has been with the Leeds United Academy since the age of seven, has put pen to paper on a new deal which runs until June 2020.

This season he has stepped up to Under-23s level and has been a key player in helping Carlos Corberan’s side to an unbeaten start to the 2018/19 campaign.

THE VERDICT:

The 18-year-old definitely looks to be one for the future and could even enjoy a breakthrough in the first team having witnessed the likes of Tom Pearce, Kalvin Phillips and Jamie Shackleton’s development.

Indeed, Leeds United have always been proud of what they can produce in their academy ranks and Callum Nicell looks to be another exciting prospect, so it was crucial that they tie him down to a new contract.

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