According to The Mirror, Leeds United are battling it out with Arsenal and West Ham United for the signature of 17-year-old Macclesfield Town defender Elliot Hewitt,

The newspaper claims that West Ham United are currently seen as frontrunners, with Sam Allardyce preparing a bid for January and Macclesfield prepared to accept the highest offer.

With Arsenal and West Ham also interested, you’d expect Leeds United to be ruled out of any bidding war. However, the presence of a Leeds scout at Moss Road on Saturday suggests The Whites are confident of their ability to compete for the youngsters signature.