Dear Leeds United supporters, On behalf of everyone at GFH(apltal and Leeds United Football (lub, welcome to EUand Road for today's game. We would also Uke to extend warm greetings to the executives, management, players and fans of Middlesbrough Fe. It has been another monumental week in the history of our great football club and we are thrilled to be here today officially as owners. This deal has without doubt taken longer than we would have wanted, but we are finally here and hugely excited about getting started. Understandably. there has been some frustration around the timeframe and although we felt that too. it has given us a fantastic chance to meet and talk with many Leeds fans. Whether it was having a curry in the city centre. walking around Eiland Road, getting on and off trains or picking up a copy of the local paper, the comments we have received have been unwavering in their support, We have also had countless positive messages via email. on Twitter and even in the post. all of which were a massive boost to us in getting the deal done. Over the past few months we have spent a lot of time here at the club and have been nothing but impressed by the individuals that make up the wider Leeds United family. From the CEO,he manager, players, hospitality staff t and stewards; all share the same spirit and passion for the club and we look forward to working with you all. On the pitch, we have seen a good run in the league recently that has lifted us away from the relegation zone and towards the Play-Off places. Loan deals for MIChael Tonge, Alan Tate and Jerome Thomas have brought additional strength to the side and we have had several good discussions with Neil Warnock to discuss his requirements to strengthen the squad in January. It was disappointing to lose against Chelsea in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night, especially after such a strong display in the first half. As ever, the support from the fans inside Eiland Road was incredible and the atmosphere electric. The players never gave up and we need to take the same resolve we showed on Wednesday night into today's game against a Middlesbrough side with their own ambitions of promotion. We recognise you the supporters are the true heart and soul of our football club and we will do everything that we can to reward your incredible loyalty. There are challenges ahead of us, but with that comes huge opportunities and now our journey begins together to get this club back where it belongs. We look forward to Marching on Together! Enjoy the game and thank you all for your continued support. Hisham Alrayes, Salem Patel and David Haigh GFHCapital and Leeds United Football Club

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