Leeds' owner says coronavirus is an economic "disaster"

25 March 2020

Leeds
Photo: PA Images The club will lose £2.5 million by not playing - or playing without spectators - their remaining five Championship home matches, according to their owner, Andrea Radrizzani.

The club will lose £2.5 million by not playing - or playing without spectators - their remaining five Championship home matches, according to their owner, Andrea Radrizzani.

Leeds are discussing salary cuts with both their players and the EFL.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The coronavirus situation is an economic "disaster" according to Leeds' owner, Andrea Radrizzani, who says the club will lose £2.5 million by not playing - or playing without spectators - their remaining five Championship home matches.

With English football being postponed until at least 30th April, lower-league clubs are being hit especially hard in terms of cash flow due to the loss of matchday income, on which they are heavily reliant.

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