Leeds United defender Liam Cooper sends message to Lewie Coyle on Twitter

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Leeds United defender Lewie Coyle has penned a new two-year contract at Elland Road.

Liam Cooper has tweeted a congratulatory message to Lewie Coyle after the youngster signed a new two-year deal at Leeds United.

Coyle penned a new contract yesterday, and he is now set to stay at Elland Road until 2017.

Cooper clearly feels that the decision to keep Coyle at the Whites was a good one, and he messaged his teammate on Twitter after the news was announced.

Coyle is set to go straight out on loan after penning his new deal, according to Leeds' official site, as Leeds want to get him first-team experience.

The 19-year-old is yet to have a sustained run at senior level, and the Whites feel his development would be best served by going elsewhere.

Leeds have hopes that Coyle could come into their senior side at a later date, as he has shown great potential at development squad level.

Coyle has captained Leeds’ under-21 side, and he could be lined-up as a ready-made replacement for Sam Byram.

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