Leeds United's Harrison Male eyes EFL move as contract runs down


Leeds United's Harrison Male is hoping to complete a summer move to a club in the EFL, according to Football Insider.

The young goalkeeper has been told that he won't be offered a new contract at Elland Road and is therefore free to talk to other clubs.

The 19-year-old has been with the club since he was seven years old, but will now move away from West Yorkshire in an attempt to carve out a career in the professional game.

According the report, Male is targeting a club in the EFL and is willing to drop down the leagues for the right opportunity.

Opportunities to make an impact at first team level have been limited at first team level.

Kiko Casilla and Illan Meslier have occupied the first choice and deputy positions, while Elia Caprile and Kamil Miazek have been the regular options at under-23 level.

The hope now will surely be to get a chance at first team level to show that he has what it takes.

GIVEMESPORT'S Phil Spencer says...

It's a shame for Harrison Male that his Leeds United dream is over.

The 19-year-old is a boyhood fan of the Whites and there's no doubt that he'll have dreamed of playing at Elland Road.

But when one door shuts, another one opens.

It's time for Male to get his head down and work tirelessly to carve out the career that he so craves.

He won't be playing at a club with the same facilities and stature as Leeds United, but if he works hard then he could find himself back at a club of that level in the future.

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