Leeds prospect targeted by Premier League duo - but Cellino will decide his future

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Reports suggest that Leeds United midfielder is a target for both Aston Villa and Everton.

Fabian Delph, James Milner, Aaron Lennon, Danny Rose. All Premier League players, all graduates from the Leeds United academy.

With other well known players such as Scott Carson, Paul Robinson, Alan Smith and Jonathan Howson, Leeds have produced some decent players in recent years.

Right now, the likes of Sam Byram, Lewis Cook and Chris Dawson feature under Neil Redfearn in the Leeds United starting line-up, and appear to have bright futures ahead of them.

Yet the current star of the show is midfielder Alex Mowatt. Having joined Leeds at the age of nine, Mowatt has had a long-running association with Leeds United, and after 31 appearances last season, it's clear that he is the hot prospect at Elland Road.

This season, the 19-year-old has hit four goals in 11 games, whilst also laying on assists and providing energy in Leeds' midfield diamond.

Having made his England Under-19 debut earlier this year, Mowatt is tipped for stardom - and it was only a matter of time before Premier League clubs took notice.

Now, according to the Daily Mirror, both Aston Villa and Everton have set their sights on giving Mowatt an early move to the top flight.

However, they also note that Leeds owner Massimo Cellino will demand top money for Mowatt should any interest become apparent in January - but by then, even more Premier League teams could be interested in the midfielder's services.

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