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Chairman of the Leeds United Supporters' Trust, Gary Cooper, has spoken to Calendar about the club's future after it was revealed a takeover had fallen through.
The chairman of the Leeds United supporters Trust has told Calendar he believes the takeover of the club could still go through. Yesterday it was revealed that talks between the club and a consortium, believed to be from the Middle East, had fallen through
. The club then released a statement to confirm a period of exclusivity between the club and the consortium had expired and they were willing to listen to other offers. But today Gary Cooper, the chairman of the supporters trust, says talks are still ongoing.
The Leeds United Supporters Trust have just tweeted the following:
The Leeds United Supporters Trust can confirm that the deal to buy the club has now collapsed.
United had been in talks with potential purchasers for almost two months and announced on June 26 that an unnamed consortium of Middle Eastern businessmen were performing due diligence on the accounts at Elland Road.