QSI one of three groups eyeing investment according to Championship club's owner.

PSG owners interested in Leeds United investment, says Radrizzani

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Qatar Sports Investments (QSI), Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), are one of three parties interested in acquiring a stake in Leeds United, according to the English second tier soccer club's owner Andrea Radrizzani.

The company is run by Nasser al-Khelaifi, chairman of BEIN Media Group and a friend of Radrizzani.

Since acquiring PSG in 2011, the club has spent more than € 1 billion on players, including the world record signing of Neymar for € 222 million (US $ 245 million), and won six Ligue 1 titles.

Radrizzani has not confirmed the names of the other two potential investors, but did not reveal one of Leeds's fan based in the US.

The Italian acquired the Championship club in May 2017 before selling to the National Arms League (NFL) San Francisco 49ers the following year.

Speaking to the Times, Radrizzani insisted he remained committed to the team as they chase a return to the Premier League for the first time since 2004. The prospect of QSI investment would likely loosen the purse strings within the club, which was almost out of business After racking up huge debts in the 2000s. Radrizzani believes Manchester City has more and more.

Abu Dhabi Group in 2008, City have won four Premier Leagues and spent more than £ 1.5 billion (US $ 1.9 billion) on players.

Speaking to the Times, Radrizzani said: "The option of Qatar Sports Investments and Nasser (al-Khelaifi) – first of all they are friends, we have had a good relationship for a long time.

"They have the opportunity to bring this club to Manchester City, so for the fans that could be a fantastic opportunity.

"The most important thing for me is to make this club big again.

When we are in the Premier League, the financial support would be more important in the Premier League. "

Having missed out on promotion in 2018/19 after defeat in the playoffs, Leeds currently sits fifth in the table after 11 games this season, two points off automatic promotion. They next play 12th place Birmingham on 19th October.