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Torquay United chairman David Phillips urges fans to support Leeds United, due to clause in deadline day deal

Blackburn's Martin Samuelsen and Leeds' Eunan O'Kane in action

Torquay United stand to make money if Leeds United win promotion to the Premier League.

Torquay United chairman David Phillips has told a fans' forum, as seen on the club's official YouTube channel, that the club stand to make money if Leeds United are promoted in the next two years due to a clause in Eunan O'Kane's move to Elland Road.

O'Kane, 26, joined Leeds from Bournemouth on deadline, and the Irishman has now played 11 games for the Whites having become an important player for Garry Monk.

Blackburn's Martin Samuelsen and Leeds' Eunan O'Kane in actionBlackburn's Martin Samuelsen and Leeds' Eunan O'Kane in action

O'Kane, who made 13 Premier League appearances last season, will be hoping to make an instant return to the top flight given that Leeds lie just outside the play-off places - and it seems that another club are hoping to see O'Kane move back up to the Premier League with Leeds.

Torquay United signed O'Kane from Coleraine way back in 2010, and he racked up more than 120 appearances for the Gulls before moving on to Bournemouth in 2012.

Torquay's Plainmoor stadiumTorquay's Plainmoor stadium

Now in the National League, Torquay are cash-strapped and in desperate need of funds, even after selling defender Angus MacDonald to Barnsley in August, and O'Kane could end up giving them a financial boost.

During a fans' forum on Wednesday evening, as seen on the club's official YouTube channel, chairman David Phillips shared some details of the deal which took O'Kane to Elland Road, and how it could impact Torquay.

Eunan O'Kane in action for TorquayEunan O'Kane in action for Torquay

Phillips revealed that Torquay are in line to receive £200,000 should Leeds win promotion to the Premier League within the next two years due to a clause in the deal - and urged Gulls fans to support Leeds in their bid to finally return to the top flight.

"As fans, you should be cheering Leeds United in every game, because if they get promotion in the next two years, we get 20% of £1m - so if you weren't Leeds fans beforehand, you should be now," said Phillips.

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