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Ronaldo Vieira speaks after agreeing two-year Leeds United deal

The young midfielder has been speaking about getting a chance at Leeds United after a successful trial.

New Leeds United signing Ronaldo Vieira has been speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post following his move to Elland Road.

The 17-year-old’s name alone is sure to generate plenty of column inches in the years to come, but it remains to be seen if he has the talent to justify such a moniker.

In truth Leeds will simply be hoping he follows in the footsteps of some of the club’s other young talents and makes a name for himself in the first-team.

The midfielder recently signed a two-year deal with Leeds after impressing on trial and he has already turned out for both the under-18s and the under-21s as he looks to forge a career in the Championship.

“I’ve been training with Leeds United for a few months now, so it’s great to finally be offered a scholarship,” Ronaldo told the YEP.

“A big thank you to the i2i Sports Agency who have helped to make this happen.”

Leeds have signed a number of new players in recent times but few will capture the imagination quite as much as Ronaldo Vieira.

This season expect to see him play predominantly at under-21 level but as with the likes of Frank Mulhern and Lee Erwin, he will no doubt be hoping that fine performances there ultimately earn him a first-team shot.

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