Leeds United sold Elland Road in late 2004 to help aid their financial crisis, a time when the club also had to sell the majority of their players and somehow survive on free transfers and loans. The stadium was sold for around £8 million but with a 25-year lease.



Fast forward 13 years and Leeds are still renting Elland Road, where they pay more than £1.4 million to use the facilities. Massimo Cellino once claimed he was going to take up the buy-back option following his takeover in 2014 but he never went through with this.

New owner Andrea Radrizzani has recently confirmed that buying back the famous old stadium is one of his top priorities, Tweeting it in response to a fan yesterday.

Today, Radrizzani posted another picture using the phrase “Our glorious home” to describe it. A teasing update from the man who completed a 50% purchase of Leeds back in January this year has seen Leeds fans respond, telling Radrizzani to invest and buy back Elland Road.



Here are some responses…



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