Teenager Max Rigby comments after signing Leeds United scholarship

A general view of Elland Road as play continues in the second half during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Queens Park Rangers at Elland Road on December 8, 2018 in...

Leeds United youngster could be a player to watch.

Leeds United teenager Maximus Rigby says that signing a scholarship deal at the club is the best day of his life.

Rigby is one of the club's latest set of scholars to sign agreements with the club.

He posted a message on Instagram displaying himself putting pen to paper.

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Best day ever - officially signing for a scholarship with Leeds United! #mot #lufc #weareleeds #alaw

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Rigby has featured for Leeds United's under-18s already and will play in that age group next season, with the potential aim of making the under-23 squad.

Leeds' academy is thriving again, with the under-18s winning their division last season and the under-23s this campaign.

Several of the youngsters have stepped up to make Marcelo Bielsa's first team.


Rigby first signed for Leeds' academy when he was just nine-years-old back in 2012, the York Press report, and is now 16.

Rigby's dad Ian played for York City's academy but didn't turn pro. Maximus is hoping to go one better.

General View of the John Charles stand at Elland Road prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers at Elland Road on December 26, 2018 in Leeds,...

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