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Byram agrees new Leeds deal

Highly-rated full-back Sam Byram has signed a contract that will keep him at Leeds United until 2016.

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Sam Byram: New Leeds deal runs until 2016

Sam Byram: New Leeds deal runs until 2016

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The 19-year-old, who has played 35 games for Leeds this season, has been linked with a move away from the club during the January transfer window, with both Everton and Liverpool rumoured to be interested.

Byram only made his first-team debut this season - in the 4-0 Capital One Cup win over Shrewsbury - but has quickly established himself as a key member of Neil Warnock's side.

He has also demonstrated his versatility by operating in roles in both defence and midfield.

A statement on the Leeds website said: "The contract is a reward for his contribution in the first team this season."

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