Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani responds to journalist who made Whites takeover claim

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani in the dug out area before the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Birmingham City at Elland Road on October 19, 2019...

The Leeds United owner was pictured in Paris on Wednesday.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) PSG's president Nasser al-Khelaifi (C) and UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin (R) attend during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match...

Andrea Radrizzani has responded to a journalist who claimed that the Leeds United owner held takeover talks in Paris on Wednesday.

Radrizzani was pictured with Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the Paris Saint-Germain president, at the French side's 1-0 Champions League win against Club Brugge.

 

According to The Times' Martin Ziegler, the Italian - who said last month that he is considering an offer from Qatar Sports Investment (QSI), run by Al-Khelaifi - planned to hold further discussions with the prospective Leeds buyer while in the French capital.

Radrizzani - who the newspaper claimed is considering alternative offers from the owner of an Italian club and a hugely wealthy Leeds fan based in the United States - is said to be close friends with the Qatari from his time running MP & Silva, the sports marketing agency that sold football television rights.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) and PSG's president Nasser al-Khelaifi (R) arrive to attend the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)...

And in a tweet sent directly to Ziegler, Radrizzani wrote:

 

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