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Leeds United have sold more players than most in recent years.

Leeds United supporters have voiced their discontent at the number of players they have sold in recent years.

The Elland Road faithful have been forced to witness annual firesales since relegation from the top-flight in 2004.

Bournemouth's Lewis Cook in action with Valencia's Enzo PerezBournemouth's Lewis Cook in action with Valencia's Enzo Perez

Lewis Cook was the latest starlet to depart, signing for Bournemouth in a £7 million deal last summer. He has been likened to Fabian Delph in some parts, although other Leeds fans are refusing to contemplate a mooted loan return following Cook's slow start on the south-coast.

Fans confirm that Leeds have felt the departures of Robert Snodgrass and Ross McCormack, who left for both Norwich City and Fulham in recent years, with supporters ruing missed opportunities to tie them both down to long-term contracts.

Leeds' Ross McCormackLeeds' Ross McCormack

Former Leeds hero Alan Smith was also not exempt from criticism, with some fans still bitter over ‘the local lad’s’ move to rivals Manchester United 12 years ago.

The loss of Max Gradel and Lee Bowyer, who scored a combined 80 goals for the club, was also lamented by fans. Both Gradel and Bowyer were crowd pleasers for their tireless work-rate, energy and endeavour.

Max Gradel (L) - Leeds United in action against Rhys Williams - MiddlesbroughMax Gradel (L) - Leeds United in action against Rhys Williams - Middlesbrough

 

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