Report: Leeds owner Cellino looking at buying new club

General view of a protest against Leeds owner Massimo Cellino before the match

Leeds owner reportedly looking into Italian return.

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino watches from the standsLeeds United owner Massimo Cellino 

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino is reportedly looking into buying an Italian club.

A report in The Sun (21/8) page 64, states Cellino is exploring the idea.

Leeds United owner Massimo CellinoLeeds United owner Massimo Cellino

While the report does not explicitly say Cellino is looking to sell Leeds, buying a club in Italy would have implications for the Whites, and surely lead to him selling up.

Cellino has not thrown major investment at Leeds, with their most expensive signing under him £3 million, and they still rent their own stadium.

It is not likely he would viable be able to run two clubs successfully.

Leeds owner Massimo CellinoLeeds owner Massimo Cellino

Cellino has previously hinted at his unhappiness at Leeds, with the club failing to move forward since his 2014 takeover.

The Italian previously owned Serie A side Cagliari who he sold ahead of taking over Leeds.

It was at Cagliari where he forged his reputation as a 'manager eater', and he has continued to hire and fire at Leeds.

Leeds owner Massimo CellinoLeeds owner Massimo Cellino

 

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