Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani said he is proud to have helped the club rebuild its reputation from its ‘Dirty Leeds’ days to becoming a favoured team of many young fans in the UK.

The club enjoyed great success under manager Don Revie in the 1960s and 1970s but was often criticised for its physical approach on the pitch, with Brian Clough describing  as “tithe dirtiest, most cynical team in the league”.

Under current coach Marcelo Bielsa, however, the club has won plaudits for its high-octane pressing game and secured a return to the Premier League in July for the first time since 2004.

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“Recently I’ve seen on social media… about how Leeds became a second team for many youngsters in the country,” Radrizzani told beIN SPORTS in an interview.

“Normally you choose the team with the best football…

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