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14 Oct 2019, 17:22 IST
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Leeds United proprietor Andrea Radrizzani

Leeds United are contemplating funding by the house owners of Paris Saint-Germain that would assist the membership “compete with Manchester Metropolis”, in keeping with proprietor Andrea Radrizzani.

The Italian – who took cost of the membership from Massimo Cellino in Might 2017 – says he’s contemplating three funding proposals for the Championship outfit. 

He has confirmed one is from the house owners of Ligue 1 champions PSG, Qatari Sports activities Funding (QSI), who have been linked with a possible takeover at Elland Highway earlier this yr.

The others are from a Leeds fan based mostly in the US and the proprietor of an unidentified Italian membership.

“I’ve been approached by greater than 20 events and I’ve chosen these three,” Radrizzani informed The Instances. “The choice of Qatar Sports activities Funding – initially they’re mates; we now have had an excellent relationship for a very long time.

“Secondly, they’ve the likelihood to permit this membership to compete with Manchester Metropolis, so for the followers that might be a unbelievable alternative.

“The second is predicated in America, he is a giant fan of Leeds United since he was a toddler, and I like that.

“One other one is the proprietor of an Italian membership. With one other membership you’ll be able to create synergy to be extra aggressive and to focus on the Premier League. We may possibly get a mortgage to extend the standard of the group.”

Leeds – who have been relegated from the Premier League in 2004 – are fifth within the Championship, having picked up 20 factors from their opening 11 video games.