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Morning Leeds-in for 28 July: Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani targets top six finish

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Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani spoke at the kit release at Elland Road yesterday, saying that he was targeting a top-six finish for Leeds.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Radrizzani said:

I think the play-offs are the target and if we are not able to achieve this it is not a good season for sure.

If we do more than that it will be a dream so we know what we fight for.

He also said that he’s excited and nervous after last year’s unsuccessful season.

Radrizzani hasn’t been perfect as a owner, by any means, but it still looks like he wants Leeds to do well and get promotion. This is the second year that he’s put the goal of the club as “top six,” and maybe this year, the club will hit it.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Leeds officially released their new home kit. [Through It All Together]

James Milner talked about his exit from Elland Road 14 years ago. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

Chelsea loanee Lewis Baker sets his sights on promotion with Leeds. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English Football Links

A look at how free-spending Salford City relates to an outdated promotion and relegation system between the Football League and the Conference. [These Football Times]

Everton have sold Davy Klassen to Werder Bremen. [Royal Blue Mersey]

World Football Links

Los Angeles Football Club drew 2-2 with their rivals the LA Galaxy despite being up 2-0 with 10 minutes to go. [Angels On Parade]

Juventus and AC Milan are reportedly working on a mega-deal that would see Mattia Caldara and Gonzalo Higuain go to Milan with Leonardo Bonucci and a dump truck full of cash go the other way. [AC Milan Offside]

Monaco have beaten a number of other clubs to the signature of Russia’s World Cup star Alexander Golovin. []

Monarcas Morelia beat Santos Laguna 3-0 behind two penalties. [FMF State of Mind]