Leeds United have offered Niall Huggins a professional contract, says Ian Harte.

Ian Harte has revealed on Twitter that Leeds United have offered a professional contract to Niall Huggins.

Former Leeds star Harte, who is now an agent, has congratulated the 18-year-old forward on being offered a professional deal.

Promising talent

Huggins is a very talented and promising young forward who has been doing well for the Leeds youth team.

It is very encouraging for the youngster that he has been offered a professional contract by Leeds, as it shows that the Championship club rate him highly and consider him good enough to break into the first team i the coming years.

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Huggins is going to find it hard to establish himself in the Leeds first team in the coming years, but the forward needs to work hard and must develop as a footballer.

As for the current Leeds first team, they are going strong in the Championship and are aiming for automatic promotion to the Premier League at the end of the season.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side are second in the Championship table at the moment with 67 points from 35 matches, just two points behind leaders Norwich City.

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