Photo: Bailey Peacock-Farrell signs on the dotted line at Leeds United

Leeds United East Stand

The young stopper has finally out pen to paper on his first pro deal at Elland Road.

Earlier this month it was reported by the official Leeds United website that Bailey Peacock-Farrell had agreed his first professional deal at the club.

That news appeared to be slightly premature. It now seems as though no deal was actually finalised, but no bother, as now he is confirmed to be staying with the club.

It was reported by BBC West Yorkshire Sport that the young keeper had become the second to agree a contract with the club this week, along with recent new signing Charlie Horton from Cardiff City.

The youngster himself confirmed today that he had signed his new deal at the club, posting this message on Twitter for all to see.

Leeds United also shared the news on the club's official Twitter account.

He is the latest in a long line of talented Leeds youngsters to have agreed a future with the club. His signature also sparked some comedic comments from fans who felt his name sounded more like a Rugby League player's than that of a footballer. But he will be playing at Elland Road not Headingley in the foreseeable future.

Peacock-Farrell joined the club from Middlesbrough in 2013 and despite injury problems featured 12 times for the under-18s last season.

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