Leeds United are to announce the signing of Sam Greenwood from Arsenal today, Football Insider understands.

The forward, 18, arrived at Elland Road yesterday to put the finishing touches to a transfer from the Premier League giants worth an initial £1.5million.

A recruitment source has told Football Insider that Greenwood signed a three-year contract after previously completing a medical.

He will be one of two new striker signings to be announced by the Premier League new boys along with club-record recruit Rodrigo.

United are putting the finishing touches to the Rodrigo signing after agreeing a £27million deal announced on Tuesday night by Valencia.

The Spain international underwent a medical in his homeland yesterday morning after agreeing the terms of a £100,000-a-week new contract that immediately rockets him into the category of top earner at the club.

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Rodrigo will sign for four years, while Greenwood has joined for one year less as he becomes their three seven-figure signing this summer after Helder Costa from Wolves and Illan Meslier from Lorient.

He has been persuaded to cut his ties with Arsenal to join a club where Marcelo Bielsa has demonstrated great faith in youth during his two years at the helm.

Greenwood is predominantly a centre-forward but has played a number of matches for Arsenal’s youth teams at right wing and as a number 10.

The youngster has scored 15 goals and supplied six assists in 39 appearances for Arsenal Under-18s as well as played seven times for the their Under-23s and netted once.

The former Sunderland youth has been capped by England at Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 levels.

In other news, Leeds United have been told the price Rangers will agree to sell Ryan Kent for.