Leeds United's Mateusz Bogusz is latest teenager to commit to Elland Road

Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Bogusz has set aside his frustrations at a lack of first-team football to sign a new three-year contract at Elland Road.

The Polish Under-21 international came off the bench to make his league debut in the final match of the season, the 4-0 win over Charlton Athletic. It was the 18-year-old's second senior appearance, having played the whole of August's League Cup tie against Salford City, since joining from Ruch Chorzow in January 2019.

In an interview in his homeland this summer, Bogusz spoke about his frustration at a lack of first-team football, but Leeds have obviously persuaded him he can develop with them even though they have moved up a level to the Premier League.

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"I'm angry that I don't get a chance,” he told Meczyki in May. “But looking at development and how to train here, I can honestly tell you I feel that I have developed amazingly, for example when it comes to endurance.

NEW CONTRACT: 18-year-old Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Bogusz

"I could jump in, play 90 minutes, face such an effort as a player from the first team and there would be no problem."

Leeds have also signed teenagers Joe Gelhardt from Wigan Athletic and Linfield's Charlie Allen this week as they look to bolster their ranks of young players.

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