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Report: Leeds staff think they've got two future PL superstars in their under-23 squad

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Leeds United are confident that Cody Drameh and Joe Gelhardt will go on and have lengthy Premier League careers, the Athletic say.

Double trouble

Leeds have spent significant sums of money improving their under-23 system to the point where they now have a clutch of exciting talent just beneath their first-team squad.

Leeds youngsters won their league title last term, with a number of them promoted to the first-team at stages over the campaign.

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And there is growing confident that two recent signings are going to become fine players.

The Athletic claim that Drameh and Gelhardt are two such youngsters who Leeds are backing to have brilliant futures.

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Stars of tomorrow

Drameh is an explosive full-back, who has proven to be a real asset in both a defensive and attacking sense.

Gelhardt, meanwhile, operates up-front and his finishing has already been praised by Leeds boss Marcelo Biesla.

Gelhardt actually spent a number of games of Leeds’ bench last season, and now really seems to be pushing for a first-team place.

It would not be a shock of the teenager was given a chance to make a name for himself in the coming season, with Bielsa a manager who typically is happy to put his faith in youth.

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