‘Absolutely superb business’ – Club owner comments as Leeds close in on deal for striker

‘Absolutely superb business’ – Club owner comments as Leeds close in on deal for striker

‘Absolutely superb business’ – Club owner comments as Leeds close in on deal for striker – originally posted on Sportslens.com

Leeds United are in advanced negotiations with Wigan Athletic over a £1 million deal for teenage striker Joe Gelhardt, and the youngster could seal a move to Elland Road in the coming days. Going into administration has dealt a massive blow on the Latics, and they are being forced to sell players as they look to generate funds to pay wages owed to the first-team squad for July. It has given Leeds the chance to land Gelhardt, who was earlier valued £5 million on a cheap, and that hasn’t sit down well with Peterborough United owner Darragh MacAnthony.

The chairman of the League One side reacted thus to the news a few days ago:

Leeds fans are particularly pleased with his comments but he has taken to Twitter again to further clear things up:

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