Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani considering selling club to PSG’s Qatar Sports Investments who could transform them into the next Man City

LEEDS owner Andrea Radrizzani has revealed he is considering offers from three major investors after being approached "by more than 20 parties".

The Italian claims one proposal is from Paris Saint-Germain's owners Qatar Sports Investments and could help Leeds "compete with Manchester City".

Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani considering selling club to PSG’s Qatar Sports Investments who could transform them into the next Man City2 Nasser Al-Khelaifi is reportedly lining up a bid for LeedsCredit: EPA

Radrizzani's friend Nasser al-Khelaifi runs QSI and he has worked closely with the Italian sports and media tycoon on several football TV rights deals.

The Leeds chief has not revealed the identities of the other two parties but claims he is seriously considering the offers.

The Whites celebrate their 100-year anniversary this week and speaking ahead of the milestone, Radrizzani told the Times: "I have been approached by more than 20 parties and I have selected these three.

"The option of Qatar Sports Investments and Nasser – first of all they are friends, we have had a good relationship for a long time.

"Secondly, they have the possibility to bring this club to compete with Manchester City, so for the fans that could be a fantastic opportunity.

"The second is based in America, he's a big fan of Leeds United since he was a child, and I like that.

"Another one is the owner of an Italian club.

"With another club you can create synergy to be more competitive and to target the Premier League – we could maybe get a loan to increase the quality of the team."

Radrizzani bought Leeds from fellow Italian Massimo Cellino in December 2016 and sold a 10 per cent stake in the club to 49ers Enterprises – the financial arm of NFL team the San Francisco 49ers – in May 2018.

Talking of his vision for the Yorkshire club, Radrizzani added: "The most important thing for me is to make this club big again.

"When I will open the door to others I don't know, hopefully when we are in the Premier League.

"The financial support would be more important in the Premier League."

Radrizzani claims he has invested more than £90m into Leeds and Marcelo Bielsa and his coaching staff cost the club £6m a year.

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The Italian claimed players' wages amount to around £30m a year, which needs to be addressed.

He added: "It's financially not sustainable to keep this level of salary, which is now over £30m.

"Probably £33m with Marcelo and closer to £40m with the coaches."

Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani considering selling club to PSG’s Qatar Sports Investments who could transform them into the next Man City2 Andrea Radrizzani revealed Leeds have three offers to buy the club on the tableCredit: PA:Empics Sport

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