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Leeds United: Owner Andrea Radrizzani calls for creation of 'Premier League 2'
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Leeds United: Owner Andrea Radrizzani calls for creation of ‘Premier League 2’


Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani took over at Elland Road in May 2017

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has called for the creation of a ‘Premier League 2’ to help Championship clubs receive more television revenue.

Leeds earned £7.5m in 2017 under the EFL television deal, compared to a guaranteed £100m for the team that finishes bottom of the Premier League.

Six of Leeds’ 12 league games this season have been moved for TV coverage.

“We lose money and we are creating a show that is high-interest for everybody,” said Radrizzani.

Last season, 19 of Leeds’ 46 league games were selected