Leeds United youngster nominated for Premier League 2 award after stunning month

The Whites development side have had a season to remember so far.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 1:07 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 1:08 pm
Leeds United youngster Joe Gelhardt. Pic: Getty

Leeds United youngster Joe Gelhardt has been nominated for the Premier League 2 player of the month award.

The United academy starlet made three starts across the month of March, which resulted in four goals for the Whites Under-23s outfit.

Gelhardt bagged an assist and a goal in a 2-1 win over Newcastle United and also scored a hat-trick in a 5-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion.

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Mark Jackson's side have been in stunning form in the Premier League 2 Division 2 this season.

Leeds currently hold a 13 point lead at the top of the table and are within one victory - or second-placed Stoke City dropping points - of claiming the title along with promotion.

United next play on April 16 against Aston Villa with the Potters in action four days before.