Leeds United face the very distinct possibility of being relegated from the Premier League on Sunday.

The Whites head into the final day needing a miracle in order to survive, as they sit 19th in the table and two points adrift of safety.

There is expected to be a number of outgoings from the club this summer if, indeed, Leeds do return to the Championship, with the Athletic reporting it could reach double figures.

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Of course, Leeds will need to bring in a number of new signings in order to replace those that do depart, but their recent strategy of recruiting top young talents could also help ease the blow.

Here is a look at four players whose career at Leeds could take off in the event of relegation.

Darko Gyabi

Signed for £5 million from Manchester City last summer, Gyabi was handed a brief taste of first team action earlier this season against Wolves, Cardiff City and his former club.

Gyabi has been one of Leeds U21s’ best performers in their promotion campaign this term, and often looks as though he cruises through matches at that level.

In his handful of senior appearances for Leeds, Gyabi has never looked out of place with the 19-year-old possessing both the ability on the ball, and physicality to cope.

Midfield looks like a position Leeds will need another complete rebuild this summer and Gyabi is more than ready to step in and play a big role.

Sonny Perkins

Another who arrived last summer, Perkins has frequently looked a cut above those in Premier League 2 Division 2 this season.

Like Gyabi, Perkins has been handed three first team appearances this term and even netted his first professional goal in the 2-2 draw at Cardiff City in January.

Playing either on the wing or in a deeper attacking goal, Perkins hit double figures for the U21s and was extremely highly rated at West Ham before his switch to Leeds.

Leeds could lose an abundance of their attacking talent this summer and Perkins should certainly be a consistent figure to call on if the Whites go down.

Archie Gray

Despite being two years younger than the aforementioned Gyabi and Perkins, Gray is also someone who may be ready to make the step up.

Gray is a midfielder who plays way beyond his years and has already displayed leadership qualities by captaining England at youth level.

The 17-year-old has had some injury problems this season and may well have already been handed a first team debut by now if it wasn’t for them.

Though only a friendly, Gray shone in a 4-0 win over Blackpool in pre-season in July last year, showing that physicality will be of no obstacle to him once he steps into the first team.

Mateo Joseph

Of the players on this list, Joseph is the one has actually had the most taste of first team action this season, with six appearances.

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The 19-year-old has come off the bench three times in the Premier League this season, and was PL2’s top scorer this season with 16 goals.

Joseph is a striker who clearly knows where the back of the net is, and his style is similar to that of Leeds’ leading marksman Rodrigo Moreno.

Should Rodrigo depart this summer, Joseph could be one of the men who steps up to fill the void left by the Spaniard.

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