Report outlines Swiss banker's stance on buying Leeds United from Cellino

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The latest news surrounding the ownership of Leeds.

Swiss banker and former Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese is not interested in buying Leeds United, according to the Daily Mail.

Massimo Cellino recently declared that the Yorkshire club is up for sale after a tumultuous spell as owner of the club. 

And the Mail report that Cellino's U-turn regarding selling the club to Leeds Fans United has sparked speculation that someone like Cortese could take the Elland Road outfit off the Italian's hands.

Cortese, however, is said to not be interested in buying Leeds and has rejected several opportunities to return to football.

At this rate, it would be no surprise to see Leeds remain under Cellino's stewardship for some time to come.

While United are winning, meanwhile, some fans may accept that and concentrate on the positives on the field of play.

Similarly, while the Whites are winning, Cellino is more likely to want to keep the club. His decision making recently has genuinely appeared to be based on the latest result - after the Blackburn defeat, he promised to sell; after the Cardiff win, he 'demanded' respect.

Beyond the international break, Leeds host Rotherham United, when they will be reunited with former head coach Neil Redfearn.

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