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Massimo Cellino says he is scared of Leeds fans

Massimo Cellino is not very popular among the Leeds United fans.

Leeds United chairman Massimo Cellino has told The Times that he is scared of the club's fans.

The Italian entrepreneur has revealed that he is afraid to take the train due to the Leeds supporters.

The former Cagliari owner has also disclosed that his family do not come to the city because they are scared.

“How can you buy a stadium when they are bringing out a coffin and saying ‘Time To Go’,” Cellino told The Times. “I’m scared to take a train in case someone comes up to me. My family don’t come to Leeds any more because they are scared.”

Cellino was alluding to a Leeds fan protest against him at Elland Road back in March.

The group, called Time To Go Massimo, staged a fake funeral to mourn the death of the West Yorkshire outfit.

The group also arranged for a plane to be flown above Elland Road during the match against Bolton Wanderers.

Cellino is not very popular among the Leeds fans, many of whom want him gone from the club.

Leeds have not featured in the Premier League since 2004 and have become also-rans in the Championship.

The West Yorkshire outfit have once again finished outside the top 10 in the league table this season.

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