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Leeds United may have struggled early on this Premier League season, but overall, things are looking good at Elland Road.

The Whites brought an end to 16 years out of the top flight in 2019-20 and then enjoyed a superb campaign back in the big time, finishing ninth.

While results haven’t been great in the league so far, the Whites should find their feet and enjoy a decent season.

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Leeds got a big confidence boost on Tuesday night as they reached the last 16 of the League Cup following a penalty shootout win over Fulham.

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Linked to that, there are some top talents coming through the ranks at Thorp Arch, some of whom featured at Craven Cottage.

One of those is Joe Gelhardt, who made his Leeds debut off the bench against the Championship high-flyers.

Marcelo Bielsa rewarded the 19-year-old with his debut following his heroics for the Leeds Under-23s in recent months.

Gelhardt only arrived at Elland Road in August last year but his tally at age level for Leeds is superb – 15 goals and four assists from 22 appearances.

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The teenager came on for Mateusz Klich in the 69th minute.

Though he didn’t have much of a chance to shine in open play, he scored a superb penalty under huge pressure from the home support.

Talent, potential, nerves of steel – Gelhardt really looks like a star in the making.

Fans have compared him to the likes of Wayne Rooney, Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero.

Could Gelhardt go on to achieve similar glory with Leeds? Certainly one to watch.

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