Charlie Horton joined Leeds United in the summer transfer window after leaving Cardiff City.
Horton is leaving Leeds less than six months after joining them following his departure from Cardiff City.
The USA Under-23 international goalkeeper, who joined the Whites on a two-year contract in the summer transfer window, is going back to his native country due to a private family matter, as announced on Leeds’ official website.
The 21-year-old highly-rated goalkeeper has said that he is disappointed to leave Leeds, but he has made it clear that he will continue to follow the club.
“I would like to thank all the fans for the amazing support and welcome they have shown me here,” Horton, who did not make his first-team debut for Leeds, told the club’s official website.
“I’m disappointed that it’s over so soon, but Leeds will always hold a special place in my heart. I’ll always follow each game from across the pond. I wish them all the best.”
Horton, who is highly rated, featured twice for the Leeds Under-21 side this season and was an unused substitute for last seven Championship games.
The West Yorkshire outfit are 16th in the league table at the moment with 19 points from 17 matches, just four points above the relegation zone.