Leeds United sign versatile Scotland international youth attacker

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Leeds United have signed a Scotland international youth attacker to the club's Academy.

Josh McDonald has represented Scotland at up to under-16s level and joins the club’s Academy at Thorp Arch from Hamilton Academical subject to international clearance. The 16-year-old attacker can play all across the forward line but is predominantly a winger.

A statement from Leeds United read: “Everyone at Leeds United would like to welcome Josh to the club and we look forward to seeing his further development with the Whites.”

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Hamilton Academical said in a statement: “We are thrilled to announce that Hamilton Academical teenager Josh McDonald has today signed for Leeds United subject to international clearance. The talented 16-year-old attacker, who is also a Scotland U16 internationalist, has been an exceptional player in our Academy and joins Leeds U18s with our best wishes for the future.”