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Italian entrepreneur wants to buy Elland Road before Christmas

Ross McCormack of Leeds United challenges Birmingham City's Dan Burn during Leeds 4-0 victory on Sunday

Transfer news: Leeds captain Ross McCormack hands in a transfer request

Scotland international has been left out of pre-season tour to Italy

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino looks on

Leeds United takeover: Massimo Cellino completes takeover of Championship club

The Italian's company has purchased 75 per cent of the club's shares

A view of Elland Road

Leeds United takeover: £9.5m losses show task facing Massimo Cellino

The Italian has said he hopes the Championship club will be challenging for a place in the Premier League in the next two years

Massimo Cellino

Leeds United takeover: Massimo Cellino open to shared ownership

The Italian has been blocked from buying the Championship club

Massimo Cellino will soon be the new owner of Leeds United

Leeds United takeover: Contracts exchanged on Massimo Cellino's deal for 75% stake in the club

The sale to the Italian will be subject to Football League approval

Massimo Cellino was sacking people and trying to sign players as soon as he thought Leeds was his

Leeds sale held up by Football League as they claim they are yet to receive 'all the information it has requested' regarding Massimo Cellino's takeover

They also confirm that the transfer of Italian Andrea Tabanelli cannot be approved as it does not comply with regulations

Massimo Cellino was sacking people and trying to sign players as soon as he thought Leeds was his
Brian McDermott would still be in charge at Reading if it was up to the club’s chairman

Brian McDermott latest: Manager arrives at Leeds United before press conference to clear up 'sack' stories

McDermott had reportedly been sacked on Friday only to be informed that the proposed new owners of Leeds had no right to do so

A view of Elland Road

Leeds United takeover bid collapses, reveal consortium

The terms of a buy-out were agreed last year

Sir Alex Ferguson to carry on attending Manchester United matches

Sir Alex Ferguson said he is enjoying watching Manchester United from the stands this season and suggested he would continue to do so despite critics urging him to stay away for the sake of the team.

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Manchester United top the league in selling club merchandise - but just look at some of the things they're selling...

The reigning Premier League champions have sold more than any other club on retail website Amazon

Neil Warnock has said if a player he managed wanted to come out he would encourage him to go public

FA's Pro Licence course to give managers lessons in dealing with gay players

'Independent' columnist Neil Warnock said last year that he would encourage a player to go public

Stuart Gray is hoping for the full-time Sheffield Wednesday job after the 6-0 win over Leeds United

Sheffield Wednesday 6 Leeds United 0:Stuart Gray hopes demolition of Yorkshire rivals will lead to permanent job

The caretaker manager has overseen a rise out of the Championship relegation zone since Dave Jones was sacked in December

Thomas Hitzlsperger with the Germany team

Sam Wallace: Fans in Britain would be supportive of a gay player - just as most have been for Thomas Hitzlsperger

The former Aston Villa midfielder and Germany international has reignited the debate about homophobia in the game

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