Grimes signs new one-year deal at Leeds United

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REPUBLIC of Ireland U21 international keeper Eric Grimes has penned a new one-year deal with Leeds United.

The 20-year-old has finally put pen to paper at Elland Road after being offered fresh terms earlier this summer, following on from the lead of a host of Academy team-mates.

Lewie Coyle is the only significant member of the development squad side yet to commit his future to the club and agree a new deal.

Cork-born Grimes featured 13 times for the U21s last season, having signed professional terms with the club who has he supported since being boy back in 2013.

A host of United starlets have agreed new deals so far this summer, headlined by Lewis Cook signing a contract extension until 2017 and fellow midfielder Kalvin Phillips agreeing a new two-year deal.

Alex Purver, Lewis Walters, Jake Skelton, Luke Parkin and Tyler Denton have also signed on the dotted line.

Tom Cairney and Kalvin Phillips square up to each other prior to the Leeds man's dismissal for a second bookable offence at Craven Cottage on Tuesday. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

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