Andrea Radrizzani completes takeover of Leeds United

first_imgA very special day…proud to be part of Leeds United. Will work hard to bring joy to all @LUFC fans #mot #ALAW— Andrea Radrizzani (@andrearadri) May 23, 2017// Andrea Radrizzani is now full owner of Leeds United Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani has taken full control of Leeds after buying the remaining 50 per cent of shares held by co-owner Massimo Cellino.Radrizzani, 42, bought a 50 per cent stake in the Sky Bet Championship club through his company Aser Group Holding in January and it has been widely reported he had the option of completing a 100 per cent takeover at the end of the season if Leeds failed to win promotion.Radrizzani, who has also become chairman with immediate effect, told the club’s official website: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to become a custodian of this great football club.“The heritage and history of Leeds United attracted me to the club and having spent time at games and at Thorp Arch, I can see that we are ready to move forward to the next level.“This is a long-term commitment, there is a lot of hard work ahead of us and I am aware of my responsibilities as owner of Leeds United.“I can assure all supporters that everyone at this club will be doing all we can to build a successful team at Elland Road.”center_img 1last_img read more