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Jonathan Leko

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

24/04/1999

Height

182 cm

Signed

22/09/2015

Country

England

ENGLAND youth international Jonathan Leko burst onto the scene towards the end of the 2015/16 Premier League season.

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Jonathan Leko Q&A

23 May 2017
Leko joined Albion at the age of 11 and signed his first professional contract in June 2016, agreeing a three-year-deal at The Hawthorns running until summer 2019.
 
Having previously made his League Cup bow off the bench in September against Norwich City, Leko made his Premier League debut for the Baggies aged 16 when he appeared as a 78th-minute substitute in the goalless draw against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light in early April. 
 
Leko again appeared off the bench away at Manchester City before then making an impressive full debut in the league defeat to West Ham United at The Hawthorns. 
 
 
The England youth international capped off a memorable breakthrough 2016/17 campaign by being named Albion's Young Player of the Season.
 
The highlights of his 2016/17 campaign were an assist for Salomon Rondon's equaliser to earn a point at Stoke City and being named the PL2 Player of the Month for December.

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