LUFC Clayton ready to commit future to Leeds
Leeds United midfielder Adam Clayton says he wants to sort out a new deal at Elland Road and commit his future to the club before going away for his summer break.
The 23 year old is one of four players that Leeds boss Neil Warnock is keen to sort out new deals with and Clayton says he wants to sort out a new deal before going away for the summer.
Speaking on Yorkshire Radio, Clayton said, "We have discussed it only briefly, about wanting to stay on at the club. Hopefully, we can sort it out before the summer.
"It is a massive club and if we can get the right sort of things in place then I don`t see why I wouldn`t sign a new deal."
Clayton believes that Warnock can build a squad capable of making a sustained challenge for the Premier League next season and Leeds is the right club to be with. "For me to leave now, when I think next season we have a massive chance of getting into the Premier League.
"I think to get into the Premier League with a team like Leeds and the fans base it has, is better than getting into the Premier League with a different team, so hopefully I can stay in his plans and we can get things sorted," added Clayton.
He had a slow start to his Leeds career when he initially signed on loan from Manchester City in August 2010.
Despite only making a couple of brief substitute appearances in his initial months loan, former Leeds boss Simon Grayson signed Clayton on a three-year deal.
He was to make only two more substitute appearances for Leeds before spending the majority of the season on loan with firstly Peterborough United and then MK Dons in League One.
Clayton impressed during pre-season with a number of combative performances and he made an instant impact when given his chance in the first team in the early months of the season with a number of man of the match performances.
He has gone on to make 45 appearances for Leeds this season and score six goals.
Clayton still has one year remaining on his current deal at Elland Road.
Are you hopeful that Clayton will sign a new deal at Elland Road?
Have your say on Vital Leeds by following the link below to register if you are not already a member.
Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club
The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with over 200 members since its formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.
The branch has pick up points at Basingstoke, Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.
Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.
Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital today?
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Leeds .
Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!
Vital Leeds on:
Vital Leeds on:
Join Vital Leeds
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!