Hasselbaink Threatens to Leave Leeds
Parkes, Ian, The Independent (London, England)
THE LEEDS United striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink yesterday threatened to quit the club if the manager, George Graham, leaves to take over at Tottenham.
The Dutchman's shock declaration came on the eve of tonight's Uefa Cup first round second leg against Maritimo in Madeira - which is strongly rumoured to be Graham's last game in charge of the Elland Road club. It is believed that a compensation package of around pounds 2.5m is being negotiated by the Leeds chairman, Peter Ridsdale, and Spurs' Alan Sugar to allow Graham to be installed at White Hart Lane by the end of the week.
Hasselbaink, whom Graham signed for pounds 2m from the Portuguese side Boavista last …
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