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Leeds United striker Luke Parkin confirms on Twitter his career at club is over

Academy starlet Luke Parkin's Leeds United career is over.

Leeds United youngster Luke Parkin has confirmed that his career at the club has come to an end.

Parkin, 20, signed a one-year extension at Leeds last summer, but he has been told he will not be offered a new deal and is free to look for another club.

The striker turned pro in 2013 after scoring regularly for the under-18 side, and has been playing with the under-21s over the last two seasons.

Despite this he was unable to make the breakthrough to the first team, and it was decided that it was mutually beneficial for him to move on.

Parkin sent an emotional message on Twitter thanking the club for their support over the past 14 years.

Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips was among the players to wish him well, along with fellow striker Eoghan Stokes, and Rotherham's Chris Dawson, who left earlier in the season.

Parkin could now feature on trial for different sides in under-21 matches between now and the end of the season as he bids to earn a new contract ahead of the summer.

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