Afolabi Coker tweets after being released by Leeds United

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Another Leeds United player has sent a heartfelt message after leaving the club for pastures new.

Teenage defender Afolabi Coker has taken to Twitter to send a message regarding his recent release from Leeds United.

The centre-back has impressed for Leeds' younger age groups, but having previously signed a one-year professional contract at Elland Road, it has since been confirmed that he will not be putting pen to paper on another one.

Coker was one of a number of players to be released by Leeds this summer, with Aidy White and Rudy Austin the most notable departures.

Both players should find a new club in no time but it will be interesting to see where Coker ends up, having been deemed surplus to requirements at Leeds.

Following the news of his release, the player wrote on social media, “Unfortunately my time (at) Leeds United has come to an end. I want to thank all the players, coaches and everyone involved with the club for having me.

“It’s a good club with some very good people in it and I wish the club all the best in the future.”

Leeds continue to make headlines off the pitch and, with doubts over the future of current manager Neil Redfearn, there could yet be more people leaving Elland Road before the new campaign kicks off in earnest.

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