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Jonathan Leko signs first professional contract with West Brom

Published 28/06/2016

Jonathan Leko made his West Brom debut against Norwich in the League Cup last season
Jonathan Leko made his West Brom debut against Norwich in the League Cup last season

West Brom striker Jonathan Leko has signed his first professional contract at The Hawthorns.

The 17-year-old academy graduate, who joined the club at 11, has penned a three-year deal following his breakthrough into the first team last season.

He made his debut in the League Cup against Norwich in September before making a Premier League bow for the Baggies aged 16 when he appeared as a substitute in the 0-0 draw at Sunderland in April.

There he became the first player born in 1999 to appear in England's top flight.

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