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Leeds United fans discuss the future of the club

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Championship outfit Leeds United last played in the Premier League in 2004.

Leeds United are one of the biggest clubs of England, but they remain outside the Premier League.

The West Yorkshire outfit last featured in the top flight of English football in 2004 and have just endured yet another disappointing campaign in the Championship.

The Whites ended the 2014-15 season 15th in the league table with 56 points from 46 matches.

There were managerial changes at Leeds over the course of the season, while off-pitch problems surrounded club owner Massimo Cellino.

There are a number of talented youngsters in the current Leeds squad, such as Lewis Cook and Alex Mowatt, but there are also a number of first-team players who are simply not good enough.

Leeds will probably aiming for a top-six finish in the Championship next season, but it will not be easy for the Whites to fulfil that objective.

Below are the thoughts of Leeds fans on the future of the club and whether Cellino is the right man to take them forward (the comments were posted on this article: Rodney Marsh makes a strong statement about Leeds United):

Bluesman: “It is true to say that the top clubs are at the top because they are better run. No question on this in my mind. I know that you have the rich clubs but you Suso have the others too. The best periods in Leeds history have been under good ownership and management. Cellino has a lot to prove.”

Bruce: “We are disorganised, unbalanced, dysfunctional and a downright disgrace. Cellino is not clever or sane enough to turn things around and whilst he is here it will just go on and on and on. Wake up guys.”

Billy Bunter: “This club will only move forward if one of two scenarios play out, we the fans invest to have have a club run by the fans (not likely to happen) or an Abramovich comes along and lets.”

Mack: “Leeds started in debt and apart from a decade or two of relative success and security have defo been the worst run team especially as we are in the top ten of biggest clubs in uk, if we were any other business we would have been shut down years ago. Unfortunately I cannot see any end to this as I personally think Cellino is the worst disease to inflict our club in a generation trouble and heartache seem to follow this devil man around and I am seriously worried for the future of our beloved club.”

Muz: “Leeds have been a joke for over 10 years now but are still one of the biggest clubs in the country and always will be. We will never abandon our club and will always march on together in hope of a return to our rightful place amongst the leading clubs of English football. We are closer now than we have been for a long time and Cellino can either make or, yet again, break us in the next few months. A full pre season and season under Redders leadership with 2 or 3 quality players and we could go up next season. A new manager and the loss of some of our young talent and we could go down though.”

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