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Aberdeen sign Leeds United striker Edmondson on loan

Ryan Edmondson has signed a deal to play at Pittodrie until January.

Aberdeen sign Leeds United striker Edmondson on loan SNS

Aberdeen have announced the loan signing of Leeds United striker Ryan Edmondson.

The 19-year-old has moved to Pittodrie on a deal until January.

Dons boss Derek McInnes has moved quickly to seal the deal after news that strikers Sam Cosgrove and Curtis Main will both miss the start of the Premiership season.

Edmondson will be included in the squad to face Rangers in the season opener on Saturday, assuming international clearance is received in time.

“I’m delighted Ryan is here,” McInnes told the club’s official website.

“His eagerness and willingness to come to Aberdeen is really encouraging. He is a player we’ve known about for a while and always felt he had the correct attributes to add to our squad.

“With the injuries to Sam and Curtis we clearly would have been short of two of our key players so I must thank the Board for their co-operation in getting Ryan here, during what is a financially tough period for the Club.

“I’ve no doubt Ryan will have a positive impact during his time with us.”