Nicola Salerno comments on his relationship with Leeds chairman Massimo Cellino

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Nicola Salerno has commented on Leeds chairman Massimo Cellino.

Watford consultant Nicola Salerno has told Tutto Mercato Web that he 'cannot complain' about his time working with Leeds chairman Massimo Cellino.

Cellino has been seen as a hugely controversial figure since arriving at Elland Road in 2014, with a host of issues away from football as well as chaos in his role at Leeds.

Since coming to England two years ago, Leeds have been managed by Brian McDermott, David Hockaday, Darko Milanic, Neil Redfearn, Uwe Rosler and now Steve Evans, which shouldn't be a surprise to many considering Cellino's record with managers in Italy.

During his time as owner of Cagliari, Cellino made 36 managerial changes in 22 years, earning the nickname 'manager eater' in Italy, as he disposed of managers on a regular basis, just as he has done at Leeds - just one of many factors which have led to protests from Leeds fans against Cellino's reign.

One man to have a long working relationship with Cellino though is Nicola Salerno, who worked Cagliari's sporting director in a number of different spells, amounting to seven years working with Cellino before following him to Leeds back in 2014.

Now with Watford - working under another Italian owner in Giampaolo Pozzo - having been let go by Leeds last summer, Salerno has been asked for his opinion on Cellino by Tutto Mercato Web, and suggested that he has no complaints about the Leeds chairman, even adding that he 'felt fantastic' working with him.

"I cannot complain about Cellino, we worked together for seven years in Cagliari and one in Leeds. I felt fantastic," he added.

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