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Report: Sam Byram rejects new contract to stay at Leeds United

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Sam Byram has allegedly rejected Leeds United's latest contract offer.

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United ace Sam Byram has rejected the club's latest contract offer to stay at Elland Road.

Byram, 22, was born in Essex but has been with Leeds since the age of 12, and has made his way up through the club's youth system to become a first team star.

As a right back or a right winger, Byram has been a regular in the Leeds side ever since making his debut all the way back in 2012 - but speculation surrounds his future.

Byram is out of contract at the end of the season, and he has recently been left out of the starting line-up by manager Steve Evans having lost his form.

Many have expected a departure from Byram either in January or next summer when his contract expires, but Leeds have offered him a new deal - to no avail.

The Yorkshire Evening Post report today that Byram has rejected Leeds' latest offer of a new contract, and it's stated that the Whites may be open to offers to sell Byram in January.

Byram's latest contract refusal is likely to signal the end of his time at Elland Road, though whether Premier League clubs are willing to take a chance on him after his disappointing recent performances remains to be seen.

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