Lee Bowyer comments on Leeds United

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Former Premier League outfit Leeds United are now an also-ran in the Championship.

Lee Bowyer has told talkSPORT that he hopes that his former club Leeds United return to the Premier League.

Bowyer played for Leeds from 1996 to 2003 and is remembered fondly by the West Yorkshire club’s fans.

During his time at Elland Road, the former England international midfielder played Premier League and Champions League football.

Leeds have not featured in the Premier League since 2004 and are now pretty much an also-ran in the Championship.

There is still a danger that the Whites could get dragged into the relegation fight this season, and it is clear that Steve Evans’s side would not finish in the top six of the table.

Bowyer has admitted his disappointment at the current situation of Leeds, and hopes that things improve soon for his former club.

“They just need some stability, someone to go in there with a bit of money and try and get back into the Premier League because they deserve to be there, they are a massive club," Bowyer told talkSPORT about Leeds.

“It’s just sad to see because it is a great club,” added the former West Ham United and Newcastle United midfielder. “Obviously they do deserve to be down there, but it’s not nice to see them down there at all.”

Leeds are 16th in the Championship table at the moment with 41 points from 34 matches. The West Yorkshire outfit will take on Cardiff City away from home at the Cardiff City Stadium in the Championship this evening.

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