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Gary McAllister comments on Leeds United form; praises owner Andrea Radrizzani

Former Liverpool players Gary McAllister (L) and Ian Rush (R) are seen in the stands prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on September...

Gary McAllister says Leeds United are on an upward curve.

Former Liverpool players Gary McAllister (L) and Ian Rush (R) are seen in the stands prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on September...

Former Leeds United player and club hero Gary McAllister believes that good times are ready to roll again for the Yorkshire club.

McAllister was a part of the team in the days when Leeds were a recognized force in the Premier League. He was also the member of the star-studded side that won the League title in 1992.

The 53-year-old Scot says that the Premier League has missed the vibrancy and passion that Leeds can bring.

McAllister believes that Leeds are heading in the right direction under new ambitious owner Andrea Radrizzani.

Andrea Radrizzani, Owner of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on October 21, 2017 in Bristol, England.

However, the former Liverpool player is mystified with Leeds’ performance this season. The Whites find themselves 11th in the Championship table, despite showing promise in the early part of the season.

McAllister has praised Leeds owner Radrizzani, saying the new chairman is committed to getting the club back to where it belongs.

Leeds host Bristol City in an important Championship clash at Elland Road and manager Paul Heckingbottom will be looking to register his first victory at his new club.

Andrea Radrizzani, Owner of Leeds United (3R) looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on October 21, 2017 in Bristol, England.

"Leeds fans keep turning up because they’re special supporters. I always look out for Leeds’ results, and to see where they are is just mystifying," said McAllister, as quoted by the Sunday People (printed edition; 18/02/2018 - Total football page 5)

"But I really think they are on an upward curve despite the fact that they’ve just changed managers yet again.

"I think the new chairman is really committed to getting the club back to where it belongs. Buying back Elland Road gave every Leeds fan a massive lift. It was a huge statement of intent by the owner and it’s bought him a lot of goodwill."

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