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Leeds United owner Cellino finally sells Serie A side Cagliari

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Massimo Cellino has finally managed to shift his other footballing venture in the form of Cagliari Calcio.

Leeds United fans are used to turmoil, but hopefully today will be the beginning of a slightly more relaxed period of time at Elland Road.

Since the takeover of the club by Massimo Cellino it has been nothing but turmoil for the club's long suffering fans. This summer the club and Brian McDermott finally parted ways after a tumultuous end to the ex-Reading bosses time in Yorkshire - in which he handled himself with real class amid madness at the club.

The hope is that the sale of the Italian's other club Cagliari will bring extra focus to his new club in the form of The Championship outfit. Then again, some fans will want Cellino involved as little as possible.

Earlier this week it appeared that it would be a while until that happened. Cellino was talking to to Italian media when he admitted a £64.8 million takeover of the Serie A club by Luca Silvestrone and an American investment group had collapsed, in fact it had never come off the ground.

But, less than a week later, Cagliari have been sold.

The club have announced via their official website that the Fluorsid Group, led by Italian investor Tomasso Giulini, have acquired 100% of the club.

Cellino said of the deal:

"During the first months of 2014 I was convinced that it was time to close the experience of driving the President Cagliari Calcio 22 years. They were intense and wonderful years during which I lived unforgettable moments; for this I would like to thank everyone who has accompanied me on this journey: all my collaborators, all players but especially the land of Sardinia and Cagliari fans."

Cellino is now set to give 100% of his attention to Leeds United - starting with sorting out payday issues and the appointment of a new manager.

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