Leeds United Supporters Trust issues warning over Cellino's transfer intentions

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Leeds fans are understandably worried about reports the club's players are up for sale.

Leeds United is a club racked with uncertainty at present, with fan anger growing at owner Massimo Cellino.

Couple with two consecutive losses and sitting 17th in the league, there is a real yearning for some positive news to cling onto.

So The Mirror's report this week that every single player has been put up for sale, was the last thing which was needed.

The claims were rejected by head coach Steve Evans at his press conference, who told the Yorkshire Evening Post:

"It’s just scandalous nonsense but we just have to almost create a siege mentality inside Thorp Arch and Elland Road. Don’t believe everything you read. There’s some of it you’re entitled to be unhappy with if you’re a supporter but just stick with us."

Fans are not all so ready to dismiss it out of hand. The Leeds United Supporters Trust issued a warning via Twitter that it would be in owner Massimo Cellino's financial interest to cash in on star players.

Cellino told The BBC in late October that he intended to sell the club, claiming a provisional agreement from separate fan body Leeds Fans United, which he later backtracked on.

His plans remain unclear, and the suggestion from LUST is that the Italian will sell players to make the club look more financially attractive to potential buyers, off it if not on it.

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