Radrizzani's rebuke shows Leeds owner uncomfortable with Manchester City comparison

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Charlton Athletic and Leeds United at The Valley on September 28, 2019 in London,...

Leeds United owner has been speaking about his future plans.

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Charlton Athletic and Leeds United at The Valley on September 28, 2019 in London,...

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has attempted to clarify his comments in The Times regarding future investment.

Radrizzani told the paper he had whittled down potential investors from 20 to 3, and plans to sell part of his stake in the club when the time is right.

He said that ideally this will be when Leeds have already clinched promotion to the Premier League.

 

Many of the headlines in the national media centred on Radrizzani's claim that investment from PSG's owners QSI could help Leeds compete with Manchester City.

It was understandable, as it was a bold claim, but it didn't really represent the full picture.

Radrizzani was clearly uncomfortable with how the interview came across or was headlined, and responded to writer Martyn Ziegler to clarify his point.

Radrizzani seemed to be keen to quieten expectations, as on his timeframe, nothing is imminent.

He may also want to keep his other two potential investors happy, with the QSI claim grabbing the headlines.

It's clear Radrizani has some thinking to do, and he needs Marcelo Bielsa and his side to make his task easier by landing promotion.

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on September 16, 2017 in London, England.

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