Darragh MacAnthony and Andy Holt comment on Leeds United-QSI speculation

General view inside the stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on May 15, 2019 in Leeds,...

Speculation regarding Leeds United and Qatar Sports Investments has drawn comments from Accrington Stanley owner Andy Holt and Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony.

Darragh MacAnthony chairman of Peterborough United during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Roundat ABAX Stadium on January 27, 2018 in Peterborough, England.

Leeds United are often in the headlines, and in recent days, the Championship club have been in news as well.

A recent report in The Financial Times claimed that Qatar Sports Investments are interested in buying a stake in Leeds.

The report stated that QSI, who are backed by Qatar and control French giants Paris Saint-Germain, have been in talks with the West Yorkshire outfit’s owner Andrea Radrizzani in recent months.

It was also claimed that that Radrizzani will not use the money raised from the sale of a stake in Leeds to sign players, but instead, he will consider using it to buy another European club.

Accrington Stanley owner Andy Holt and Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony have given their take on the speculation on Twitter.

Both Stanley and Peterborough are in League One, while Leeds are in the Championship.

Darragh MacAnthony Chairman of Peterborough United to the pre-season friendly between Peterborough and Wolverhampton Wanderers at ABAX Stadium on July 25, 2017 in Peterborough, England.

Promotion chase

Leeds finished third in the Championship this season and ended up in the playoffs, but the Whites failed to get past Derby County in the semi-finals.

The Whites will hope to make some good signings in the summer transfer window and challenge for automatic promotion to the Premier League again next season.

General views of the stadium ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United v Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 3, 2016 in Leeds, England.

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