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​DONE DEAL: Leeds complete deal for Wigan whizkid Gelhardt

Joe Gelhardt has completed his move from Wigan Athletic to Leeds United.

The 18-year-old was relegated to League One with Wigan, but has quickly bounced up to the Premier League with this transfer.

Gelhardt wanted by several top clubs including Liverpool, Everton and Leicester City.

"I've seen a few young players come through the ranks at Leeds, Tom Pearce was at Wigan with me and he told me a lot about the club which helped me a lot and it was a big factor for me," he told the Leeds United website.

"As a child you dream of playing in the Premier League, it's the best league in the world and hopefully I will get the chance to do that this season.

"It's a proud moment for me and my family, they've been pushing me to do it and I wanted to do it, so we're all really happy it's done."

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