Vinnie Jones gives his opinion on Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino

Vinnie Jones - Leeds United

Vinnie Jones was a popular figure during his playing days with Leeds United.

Vinnie Jones - Leeds United

Former Leeds United player Vinnie Jones has told the Daily Express that he is still undecided over chairman Massimo Cellino.

The Italian owner is not a particularly popular figure at Elland Road, with some supporters holding protests against him last season.

Vinnie Jones poses for a selfie with fans

Leeds fans have tried to buy the club back from Cellino, but they have been unable to complete a deal.

There is still a section of Whites supporters who want Cellino to sell Leeds, but Jones says he has not yet made up his mind about the businessman.

Jones says that Cellino’s actions in charge of Leeds have been mixed so far, but he is impressed by the appointment of Garry Monk as the Yorkshire side’s next manager.

Swansea manager Garry Monk

"You think Cellino is passionate about the club, is he, isn't he? What is he going to do to the club? Are his best interests in it? Only time will tell. But he's got to prove that to the supporters,” Cellino said.

“They need to be rewarded, the fans.

"That club's fans deserve to be treated right and as long as Cellino is involved this [appointing Monk] is probably the best thing he's done since he took over.”

Monk’s arrival at Elland Road has created great excitement with Leeds fans, as they aim to finally return to the Premier League.

Leeds have not played in England’s top flight since they were relegated back in 2004.

Leeds have already outlined their ambitions to be in the top six next term, with Cellino offering season ticket holders a part-refund if they do not make it into the play offs.

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino

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