When Andrea Radrizzani took to Twitter to share a message with the Leeds United faithful ahead of Christmas, many of the supporters appeared to share their festive wish with him: to make sure he learnt from last year’s mistake and make some additions in January.
Stand up and keep running @LUFC #together. Thank you all fans who travelled today to support the lads. Enjoy Christmas and we go again all together on Boxing Day! #leedsleedsleeds https://t.co/HEoY855O8L
— Andrea Radrizzani (@andrearadri) December 21, 2019
The Italian owner shared a post from the club’s own feed showing them in second place in the Championship after at the mid-way point of the campaign, despite having suffered a defeat to fellow promotion rivals Fulham earlier in the day.
Whilst he thanked everyone for their support, he also started the message by urging fans to continue to stand up and follow the club together as they try and finally achieve their aims of returning to the Premier League for the first time in 16 years.
However, it seems fans believe that would only happen if Radrizzani took on board what happened at the beginning of 2019 and did not make the same mistake as we head into a new decade.
Plenty of the Elland Road faithful called for the Italian to put his hands in his pockets and dig deep this January, therefore allowing them to have a chance of securing a promotion spot as there appears to be a general consensus that the squad Marcelo Bielsa has available to him is currently missing certain aspects.
Here is what some of them said on Radrizzani’s post…
Nd thank you for investing in a decent fimisher come jan. This is ur chance dintt blow, it, its closer than ever. Right the wrongs of xmass past.
— MACCA (@Maccavelli12) December 21, 2019
Only halfway Andrea, but we cannot let this opportunity pass again! Pull out all stops, whether that is signing players in January or keeping hold of what we have got. But, please, I beg, learn from previous years that not doing anything in January where others will, will hurt us
— Toby Gray (@toby2leeds) December 21, 2019
Just praying this year that we all don’t make the same mistake this year and don’t strengthen in January, evident to see we need quality cover in some areas #lufc
— Adam Bush (@adzybush) December 21, 2019
Radz. Throw a few mill a bout there just to make sure we r good please. Good lad. Always liked you
— RyanJD (@ryanjohnd83) December 21, 2019
We got this Couple signings in January and no key departures and its got to happen! Merry Christmas Andrea #MOT
— ROSSii (@MrROSSii1990) December 21, 2019
We need two quality players in jan, we’re not far off the finished article , we’re bigger than the championship and the prem would love us back MOT
— Robert Spinks (@northernspinks) December 21, 2019
@andrearadri please invest further in January and make that marquee signing/signings and It’s a done deal. Personally like to thank you for all your efforts throughout all your time as owner you are a class act push us over the line in January and let’s go up
— Matt Robson = ALAW (@mattrobbo89) December 21, 2019
Please don’t fall into the same trap as last season. A careful bit of business in January could make the difference when it comes to the ‘business end’ of the season. Not asking you to break the bank but just to add a bit more quality to a good squad. Merry Christmas to you all
— noi tutti amiamo Leeds (@ingham37) December 21, 2019
Learn from last year Andrea and get abit more firepower in January
— •Aaron (@Aaron_Peecs) December 21, 2019
— Scott LUFC Barrett (@ScottB1985) December 21, 2019
Leeds fans, do you think Radrizzani will learn from last January’s mistakes this time? Let us know below!
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