Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani met with Derby counterpart Mel Morris to apologise for the recent spy incident that overshadowed the sides clash last night.
A ‘suspicious’ figure was caught at the Rams training ground as they were preparing for the fixture at Elland Road and Whites boss Marcelo Bielsa admitted he had sent a club employee to watch their session.
It has become a major talking point in the football world, with many unhappy with the conduct of the Championship leaders.
And, Leeds have now released an official statement responding to the incident, which reveals they will speak to Bielsa as well as the meeting between Radrizzani and Morris.
“Following comments made by Marcelo Bielsa yesterday the club will look to work with our head coach and his staff to remind them of the integrity and honesty which are the foundations that Leeds United is built on.
“Our owner Andrea Radrizzani has met with Derby County’s owner Mel Morris to formally apologise for Marcelo’s actions.”
The controversial build-up didn’t impact Bielsa’s side as they ran out comfortable 2-0 winners last night following goals from Kemar Roofe and Jack Harrison that extended their lead at the top.
This issue is a massive talking point now, so this a good statement from Leeds as they look to move on from it.
It understandably annoyed Derby so the personal apology will surely be appreciated.
Now, the clubs need to leave any punishments to the FA or EFL and try to concentrate on the football.
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