Leeds United: Whites release eight players including Antenucci and Wootton

Scott Wootton.
Scott Wootton.
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LEEDS UNITED have confirmed their retained list - with eight players, including first-teamers Scott Wootton and Mirco Antenucci to leave the club.

Also heading for pastures new alongside the two senior players are young keeper Eric Grimes, strikers Lewis Walters and Robbie McDaid, defenders Ross Killock and Jake Skelton and attacking midfielder Tom Lynam.

Meanwhile, the club have confirmed that new deals have been offered to five young professionals and three scholars.

Highly-rated goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell, alongside forward Frank Mulhern, forward Eoghan Stokes, full-back Tyler Denton and midfielder Alex Purver have been offered fresh terms.

First professional contracts have also been offered to three second-year scholars - defender Jack Vann, utility player Tom Pearce and Michael Taylor, with Ronaldo Vieira having already agreed professional terms with the club.

Tom Adeyemi, Liam Bridcutt and Mustapha Carayol have returned to their parent clubs following loan spells at Elland Road.