Leeds have confirmed an exclusivity period granted to a potential investor has ended - but would still welcome approaches from potential new partners.

Leeds United Supporters Trust earlier revealed the proposed takeover, believed to involve investors from the Middle East, had collapsed after they had been granted due diligence.

It is understood concerns about the takeover emerged on Wednesday when Leeds chief executive Shaun Harvey flew out to Monaco to meet with chairman Ken Bates in an effort to push the deal towards a conclusion.

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