Leeds United reward Archie Gray with new long-term deal as contract length and details revealed

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Leeds United have agreed a new long-term contract with first-team player and academy graduate Archie Gray as the teenager commits his future to the club.

The England Under-20 international has agreed terms on a new long-term deal at Elland Road which will see him contracted to the club until the summer of 2028, once fresh terms become active.

Seventeen-year-old Gray celebrates his next birthday in March this year, at which time his new deal will come into effect. He has already featured prominently under manager Daniel Farke this season, at right-back and in central midfield, and consequently has been rewarded for his efforts.

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Gray made his professional debut at the beginning of the 2023/24 campaign as Leeds hosted Cardiff City in their season opener at Elland Road. He has since appeared 28 times across all competitions, the vast majority of which have been from the start.

A boyhood Leeds supporter, Gray is son of former United striker Andy, grandson of former Scotland international Frank and great-nephew to club legend Eddie, all of the Gray nomenclature.

"Having become the latest player to progress from the academy to the first team, following in the footsteps of many famous names down the years, the club are delighted Gray, a boyhood Leeds United supporter, has pledged his future to the Whites," a club statement read on Tuesday evening.

Gray's previous contract had until the summer of 2025 to run, having signed his first professional deal with Leeds upon turning 17 last year.

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