Date: 13th April 2019 at 8:00pm
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Leeds United have agreed scholarship terms with England youth international Nohan Kenneh, Football Insider understands.

The highly rated 16-year-old has signed a two-year contract with the Championship giants ahead of linking up with their Under-18s squad next season.

A club source has told Football Insider that the Elland Road academy product is tipped for big things at the club and regarded as a first team player of the future.

Kenneh, who has Liberian roots, is already an England youth international at Under-16 level and his versatility is such that he can play in the midfield anchorman role or at centre-back.

Leeds’ youth set-up has been transformed since Andrea Radrizzani took over as owner and gave recruitment chief Victor Orta a mandate to plough funds into sourcing teenage gems.

The long-term transfer strategy has paid off this season, with the Leeds Under-23s blowing nearly all their opponents away to win the Professional Development League title playing the same brand of aggressive, eyecatching style as he senior side.

In other Leeds United news, Noel Whelan has slaughtered SEVEN of the club’s senior players as “not talented enough” and who must be “got off the payroll”.