Massimo Cellino's first day as new Leeds United owner

The new owner of Leeds United, Massimo Cellino Credit: PA

Massimo Cellino has officially completed his takeover of Leeds, the Italian businessman's lawyers have confirmed. Cellino's company Eleonora Sport Limited has completed its purchase of 75 per cent of the club's shares and the 57-year-old has taken his place on the board of directors.

"Massimo Cellino has now been appointed a director of LUFC Holdings & ESL has completed its purchase of 75 per cent of the shares of LUFC Holdings," Cellino's legal representatives Mishcon de Reya tweeted.

Watch: Calendar's interview with Cellino in Watford last night

Read: Background to takeover

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Massimo Cellino completes Leeds takeover

Massimo Cellino's lawyers say he has completed his takeover of the Elland Road club