Leeds boss beg fans to celebrate promotion to Premier League at home


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Leeds United are on the verge of ending a 16-year absence from the Premier League and club owner Andrea Radrizzani wants fans to be weary of the novel Covid-19 while celebrating.

Radrizzani is fearful that the fight against coronavirus could be compromised if supporters gather in their droves over the final games of the season.

Victory over Barnsley on Thursday afternoon will see Leeds move within one point from securing a place in next season’s Premier League.

There are concerns that there could be a repeat of similar scenes from when Liverpool ended a 30 years wait for the Premier League title.

Radrizzani penned an open letter to fans in the Yorkshire Evening Post, writing: ‘The love you have shown the club, the players, my family and I and all the staff who work at Thorp Arch and Elland Road has been nothing short of amazing.

‘The last four months have been incredibly difficult for everyone around the world, but I believe the way our communities have pulled together…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper