Report: Leeds United to continue paying Charlie Horton

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Charlie Horton has left Leeds United to move back to America.

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United will support Charlie Horton by paying him for the remainder of the first year of his contract.

Horton had his contract terminated at Elland Road on Monday, as the youngster wanted to return to the USA for personal reasons.

The goalkeeper was highly regarded by Leeds, but he felt that he needed to move back to his homeland.

Horton tweeted yesterday that Leeds were very supportive of his decision, and he says the Whites will always have a special place in his heart.

Horton joined Leeds in the summer transfer window, and he never made a first team appearance for the club.

The 21-year-old had been on the bench for the Whites in their last few fixtures, with Leeds already short of cover in the goalkeeping positions.

An injury to Ross Turnbull has left Steve Evans’ with few options, with Bailey Peacock-Farrell set to be named on the bench against Queens Park Rangers at the weekend, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

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