Leeds United made 'no enquiry' for head coach, says sporting director

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Sturm Graz's sporting director has informed the press that there has never been an enquiry for Darko Milanic.

Leeds United may be on the up since they relieved Dave Hockaday of his duties but that does not mean they are willing to stick with Neil Redfearn as their head coach.

The club are believed to be considering plenty of other options on the manager market and one name that was reportedly at the top of that list was Darko Milanic.

The Slovenian boss, who only took over at Austrian side Sturm Graz last year, has been strongly linked with talks at Leeds United to become their new head coach.

However those rumours seemed to come to a shattering end yesterday. The man himself said he was not interested. Milanic wrote an open letter to fans on the club's official website making his intentions to remain clear.

Meanwhile the club also informed the press that he was going nowhere.

Now the final nail has been slammed in the coffin of the Milanic to Leeds talk - by Sturm Graz sporting director Gerhard Goldbrich.

He has told Kleine Zeitung this morning, in no uncertain terms, that Leeds have not made the slightest approach for their head coach:

"We have received no enquiry. Milanic and the players are focused on the game against Reid. There's nothing more to say."

Let that, be the end of that.

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