Previous
Middlesbrough
Norwich City
0
2
FT
Game Details
Lazio
AS Roma
1
2
FT
Game Details
Hull City
Manchester United
0
0
FT
Game Details
Newcastle United
West Ham United
2
0
FT
Game Details
Chelsea
Sunderland
3
1
FT
Game Details
Arsenal
West Bromwich Albion
4
1
FT
Game Details
Stoke City
Liverpool
6
1
FT
Game Details
Manchester City
Southampton
2
0
FT
Game Details
Everton
Tottenham Hotspur
0
1
FT
Game Details
Aston Villa
Burnley
0
1
FT
Game Details
Leicester City
Queens Park Rangers
5
1
FT
Game Details
Crystal Palace
Swansea City
1
0
FT
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
Philadelphia Union
0
2
FT
Game Details
San Jose Earthquakes
Orlando City SC
1
1
FT
Game Details
Next
By ESPN Staff

Leeds owners reject takeover bid

Leeds owners GFH Capital have confirmed they have turned down a bid by an undisclosed party to buy a controlling stake in the club.

It has been reported that a Yorkshire-based consortium made an offer for a 51% share of the Championship side with a view to securing a phased buy-out.

The identities of the consortium members have not been disclosed.

"We are aware of growing speculation regarding new investment at Leeds United,'' GFH Capital said in a statement on Leeds' official website.

"As can be expected with a club as fantastic as Leeds United, since our acquisition we have received several offers to invest in the club alongside us.

"The most recent offer was for a majority stake and has not been accepted.

"Although we continue to seek strategic investors, we will only bring on board those who we feel can make a positive contribution to the sustainable success of Leeds United.''

GFH Capital, a Dubai-based investment bank, completed their takeover of Leeds from Ken Bates in December.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.