The 22-year-old former Birmingham City midfielder has put pen to paper on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

Kilkenny arrived at Elland Road as an emergency loan signing in time to make an impressive debut in the 3-0 home win over Northampton.

The Australia international had only just completed a second loan spell at Oldham and was in the Latics side that beat Leeds 3-1 at Elland Road on New Year's Day.