has benef ted from the i negotiations is that this sixmonth courtship has given CFH Capitalthe opportunity

to see the strengths and weaknesses and what needs to be supported. You can look forward to a smoother transition than we've seen at a lot of clubs. "I'd like to thank, on behalf of Susannah and myself, the tremendous support we have received over the years, particularly over the last 12 to 18 months which hasn't been eas , ^ut has made us

David Haigh, Deputy CEO, OFH Capital Limited said: "After a long process of negotiations, spanning Leeds, London, Monaco, Dubai and Bahrain, it gives us great pride today, to have completed the deal for Leeds United. A brief but important transitional period now begins in terms of the changeover of ownership: we have today injected further funds into the club and now we look to the future and start the excitingjourney to take Leeds United FC back into

at the very heart of the people of Leeds and the wider community. We want to thank allthe fans in UK and around the world for their patience and support while the negotiations have been taking place. Let's now march on together, taking the club back to the Premier League as soon as possible." Hisham Alrayes, Managing Director of GFH Capital said: "We are delighted to be able to announce the signing of this historic deal with one

ownership in the interests of the club's immediate and longer term future. This is afantastic opportunityto put an amazing club back where it belongs as well as to help bridge national and international borders with football." Salem Patel, Board Director and Chief Investment Officer, CFH Capital said: "Today has been a long time coming and each side had to concede some ground in order to get this deal done in the best interests of the

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