Neil Kilkenny has spoken of his disappointment over the manner of his summer exit from Leeds United, insisting: “I never wanted to leave the club.”Kilkenny said: “I didn’t want to leave and I made that clear so many times last season.
“I had three-and-a-half years with the club and I loved my time there.
“The way it all finished was really disappointing and I thought my performances over the whole of last season proved my worth.
“The club always got 100 per cent from me and I felt I’d earned a better offer than the one they gave me.
“Sometimes that’s how football works out but I want to make it clear that I wanted to stay, and in a way my hand was forced."