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Andrea Radrizzani completes takeover of Leeds United

By June 6, 2016 No Comments
Andrea Radrizzani has completed his takeover of Leeds United.

Radrizzani, who purchased 50% of the club in January, has acquired the remaining 50% stake from Massimo Cellino and in doing so takes full control of the club.

Andrea Radrizzani said: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to become a custodian of this great football club.

“The heritage and history of Leeds United attracted me to the club and having spent time at games and at Thorp Arch, I can see that we are ready to move forward to the next level.

“This is a long-term commitment, there is a lot of hard work ahead of us and I am aware of my responsibilities as owner of Leeds United.

“I can assure all supporters that everyone at this club will be doing all we can to build a successful team at Elland Road.”

Andrea Radrizzani also becomes chairman of Leeds United with immediate effect.