Lee Sharpe slams Leeds United's current state, questions Cellino

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One of the club's least successful signings on record has criticised how Leeds is being run.

Lee Sharpe has slammed Leeds United's current state, branding the club a 'huge, huge shambles,' according to Kicca.

Indeed, one of the Yorkshire club's least successful signings (although largely not considered their worst) has expressed his discontent at what he is witnessing at Leeds right now and questioned Italian owner Massimo Cellino.

Sharpe told Kicca: "Leeds are a shambles. A huge, huge shambles. It’s such a shame that a club with that kind of a history is in such a state. I can’t believe there isn’t a rich billionaire somewhere who doesn’t want to invest. It’s a great team that can draw in 30,000 fans every week.

"It’s not a question of the manager and players being responsible to change things now but those higher up. Owner Massimo Cellino makes money everywhere but also breaks a few rules along the way. I don’t know if he’s putting money in the right places."

A little late to the party?

Much like his spell as a Leeds United player, Sharpe appears a little late to the party here.

Last season, the Yorkshire club was indeed a shambles - there is no other word to describe it. Cellino's reign has been a mess so far and may continue to travel down that path later on.

But, right now, Leeds are enjoying a quiet, stable summer that is righting some of the wrongs of last campaign. For all his flaws, Cellino has identified the fact he has too much to do and delegated to the likes of Adam Pearson and Martyn Glover.

Uwe Rosler, too, has gone about his business quietly and, while chaos could reign at Leeds once more in just a matter of weeks and months, now is the strangest time for Sharpe's criticism to come. It's about three months too late.

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