Thursday, 30th January, 2014

The owners of Leeds United, GFH Capital, have released a statement regarding further investment into the club from outside parties.

The Middle Eastern group have been looking for investors to boost the amount of financial firepower at the club's disposal and announced in November that they were closing in on a deal with an English consortium.

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Now, amid fierce speculation, GFH Capital have released a statement clarifying their position.

"Following recent media speculation, GFH Capital can confirm that we are in continual discussions regarding the introduction of new investment into Leeds United Football Club", the group said via the club's site.


"Since acquiring ownership of the club in December 2012, we have supported the club financially, supported the manager, and worked hard to forge closer links with both the fans and the local community.

"We have never made any secret about the fact that our aim has always been to attract investment partners, and we are currently speaking to a number of parties regarding the acquisition of shares.

"We would ask fans to ignore the media speculation surrounding investment, and be assured that we remain as committed as ever to the club and ensuring any new investment is in the best interests of Leeds United, for now and the future.

"We'd like to thank our fans for their wonderful support and for their patience, and we will endeavour to keep you updated."

Leeds currently sit 12th in the Championship table with 36 points from 27 games.

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