Photo: Recently released Leeds United star poses in Rotherham United kit as Neil Redfearn reunion is confirmed

New York Stadium sign, Rotherham

Chris Dawson has joined Rotherham United on a free transfer.

It was rumoured on Twitter earlier today that Chris Dawson had gone on trial at Rotherham United, after revealing his release from Leeds United earlier in the week.

The former Wales under-21 international was immediately linked with a move to The Millers, due to his long history of working with their current boss and former Leeds United academy head Neil Redfearn.

That has now come to fruition, as this tweet and accompanying picture shows.

It would appear that Dawson did not need to do much to impress Redfearn on trial for the club, as he has been signed after a morning's training.

Leeds United's academy under Redfearn developed some great talent in recent years. Sam Byram has recently headed to West Ham from the club and Alex Mowatt, Lewis Cook, Charlie Taylor and Kalvin Phillips are all current talents in the first-team picture.

At one point however it was midfielder Chris Dawson who was considered the pick of the bunch.

The talented midfielder made his original breakthrough to the first team in 2013 but he as struggled with a shoulder injury and other ailments since then.

He has played just three times since his debut in 2013 and will now be hoping for a fresh and positive second chance at Rotherham United.

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