Report: Leeds United have no sell-on clause windfall for Ross McCormack's £12m Aston Villa switch

Former Leeds United striker Ross McCormack

The Yorkshire club will reportedly not benefit from the sale of the player this week.

Ross McCormack celebrates after scoring the first goal for FulhamRoss McCormack celebrates after scoring the first goal for Fulham

This morning saw Ross McCormack’s move to Aston Villa finalised.

The Scotland international has joined the recently relegated side for a fee of £12 million, as reported by the London Evening Standard.

Ross McCormack celebrates after scoring the first goal for FulhamRoss McCormack celebrates after scoring the first goal for Fulham

But there is some good news for Fulham, and bad news for Leeds United, as the Cottagers will be keeping all of that money – according to Radio Yorkshire.

Leeds did not include a sell-on clause in their deal when they sold McCormack for £11 million to Fulham in 2014.

Leeds had to pay Cardiff City a percentage of their transfer fee received as a sell-on clause two years ago, but Leeds will apparently not benefit in a similar way.

Former Leeds United striker Ross McCormackFormer Leeds United striker Ross McCormack

The Yorkshire club will no doubt wish they had included such a clause in a transfer away from the club. A clause as small as 10 per cent could have seen them pocket an easy £1.2 million this morning.

McCormack, who scored 42 goals in 100 appearances for Fulham since leaving Leeds for London, will now be tasked with firing Aston Villa back to the top-flight of English football.

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