Leeds United chairman Andrea Radrizzani caused some controversy on Twitter last night.
As if Leeds United’s 3-0 defeat at the hands of Wolverhampton Wanderers last night was not bad enough, Whites supporters also had to deal with the Twitter outburst of their owner Andrea Radrizzani.
There have been rumours circulating for a few days now that Leeds were one of the clubs who requested that Wolves be investigated for their relationship with Jorge Mendes and, in the wake of the game at Elland Road, Radrizzani ensured that those rumours were confirmed.
His comments were not exactly well received by the general public, but beyond that, Leeds supporters were outraged by the fact that he was focusing on Wolves as opposed to the current state of their own club.
We have our own problems but we should play in a fair competition. Not legal and fair let one team owned by a fund whom has shares in the biggest players agency with evident benefits (top European clubs giving players with options to buy ..why the other 23 teams can’t have same— Andrea Radrizzani (@andrearadri) March 7, 2018
...treatment ? We should play all 24 with the same rules and opportunities (it s enough to google it) @EFL— Andrea Radrizzani (@andrearadri) March 7, 2018
Leeds now find themselves in the bottom half following a poor second half of the season and, with just a few months remaining until the final whistle is blown in the Championship, it seems increasingly likely that they will be playing in the second tier once again in 2018/19.
Wolves, on the other hand, are just a handful of wins away from securing promotion to the Premier League following a campaign that has seen them lead the way for months.
Many fans believe that nothing will come of the potential investigation into the work of Mendes and Wolves as a whole but, beyond that, the embarrassment that these kind of allegations are causing Leeds may be seen as the most damaging factor of all.
I can categorically say this is the worse time to have ever tweeted something like that. Utterly ridiculous. #lufc— Jake Kelly (@KakeJelly24) March 7, 2018
I’m sorry to say this but I totally disagree— LEEDS UTD MEMORIES (@LUFCHistory) March 7, 2018
For one I’m not bothered about what other teams do or who they buy.
What concerns me is the #lufc players, some of them are simply not good enough as professional footballers for our club.
This club is too big enough for certain people
Oh give over. Honestly.— The Square Ball (@TheSquareBall) March 7, 2018
The simple fact is Wolves have spent good money on QUALITY players. You have tried to bring success by buying budget players. You have nobody to blame but yourself and tonight is not the night for your excuses. You may as well have kept Christiansen. We are worse now than ever!— Cockney White (@cockney_white) March 7, 2018
That still leaves another 5 places for us to compete for which we have been left with no chance due to very poor recruitment buying cheap players!— Gav (@GMUR82) March 7, 2018
Sack Victor fella and we might move forward— RightInTheGaryKellys (@RITGK) March 7, 2018