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Robbie Savage offers his thoughts on Leeds fans and Massimo Cellino

Robbie Savage speaks highly of Leeds United fans.

Former Derby County midfielder Robbie Savage revealed on the BBC Radio 5 live 606 show on Saturday evening (January 30) why he enjoyed playing against Leeds United at Elland Road.

“I played there many times, Elland Road, what an atmosphere,” said Savage. “When that’s full, it’s intimidating. They used to hammer me, and that’s why I used to love it there.”

About current Leeds owner Massimo Cellino, the former Wales international said: “Lots of changes in managers, inconsistency.”

Leeds are one of the biggest clubs in England, and it seems that Savage has a lot of respect for the fans.

Even in the Championship, the Whites regularly get over 20,000 supporters for their home games at Elland Road.

Cellino is not a very popular owner, with his managerial changes and signing of sub-standard players bemusing many observers.

The Premier League would be a better place with Leeds in it, but it does not look likely that Steve Evans’s side will finish in the playoffs this season.

Leeds are 14th in the Championship table at the moment with 36 points from 29 matches. The West Yorkshire outfit are 11 points above the relegation zone and 11 points behind Birmingham City, who are sixth in the standings at the moment and occupy the final playoff spot.

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