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O’s agree deals with youngsters

PUBLISHED: 14:45 08 July 2015 | UPDATED: 14:48 08 July 2015

Harry Lee in action for Leyton Orient on his debut against Oldham during the 2012/13 season (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Harry Lee in action for Leyton Orient on his debut against Oldham during the 2012/13 season (pic: Simon O'Connor).

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Harry Lee and Sandro Semedo are two of seven young players to agree to extend their stay at the club

Leyton Orient have confirmed that youngster Sandro Semedo has signed a professional contract with the club and midfielder Harry Lee will be remaining at Brisbane Road.

Semedo was part of the O’s youth team last season that won the Merit League Two title featuring 13 times and scoring four goals. He also played in various development fixtures over the course of the season.

The youngster impressed the Orient coaching staff and has earned himself a two-year contract with the club.

Lee, 20, was one of 12 first team players not initially offered a contract following the conclusion of the 2014/15 campaign.

But the young midfielder has now agreed terms with the O’s under head coach Ian Hendon and signed a one-year contract extension.

In addition to the aforementioned duo, youngsters Montel Agyemang, Freddy Moncur, Jack Humphrey, Sam Ling and Scott Kashket have signed contracts with Orient for the new season.

Academy director Andy Edwards spoke to the official club website, he said: “It is really positive for the academy to have these players involved with the first team, joining the likes of Harry Lee and Charlie Grainger who have come through the system at the club.

“It is a good opportunity for the players to come in and impress the new first-team management team.”


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