Leeds United: Malaysia investors Genting deny interest in buying club

Billy Bremner statue and the East Stand, Elland Road Stadium.  2 February 2012.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Billy Bremner statue and the East Stand, Elland Road Stadium. 2 February 2012. Picture Bruce Rollinson

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MALAYSIA-BASED conglomerate Genting have dismissed rumours about purchasing or investing in Leeds United.

The development follows speculation that the global company, who have interests in tourism, resorts, gaming and plantations, could be lining up a move for the club.

But the company have moved swiftly to firmly deny any interest.

A Genting statement said: “Following rumours circulating around social media and the local press, Genting would like to make it clear that we have absolutely no interest in purchasing or investing in Leeds United Football Club.”

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