'It is beautiful here' - Darko Milanic loving life in Leeds

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Darko Milanic has been surprised by the beauty of Leeds.

Darko Milanic seems to be settling into life well at Leeds United... off-the-pitch, anyway.

Although the Slovenian is still yet to pick up his first win since taking charge of the Whites, he has moved to comment on the beauty of Leeds as a place.

"It is beautiful here. When someone comes here from Europe, I think they will be surprised by Leeds," he said to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Milanic has taken charge of two games so far with Leeds. The first was a 2-0 defeat to Brenford, before a 0-0 midweek draw with Reading still left him looking for his first three point haul. 

It is a run of form which has deflated the atmosphere somewhat after the side had built up some momentum with a succession of good performances under caretaker boss Neil Redfearn. 

Redfearn guided the side to 10 points from the 12 available in his time at the helm, but their form in the last two games has led to pressure already falling on to Milanic's shoulders.

His chairman at the Yorkshire club is famously reactionary and has no qualms with chopping and changing managers, as highlighted by his time at Cagliari.

Miilanic, however, is not fazed by the mounting need for him to pick up his first win and insists he enjoys working under Cellino - and he says that the Italian does not pick the team.

"If you have a president like our president, one man, it’s normal that people or (the media) talk about this [who picks the team],” Milanic said. "It’s not my problem. It’s my decision.

“When you have a strong president like he is, with such experience in football, it’s normal that you talk about it. I have no problem.”

Milanic's side take on Sheffield Wednesday later today, where they will be looking to stop their winless run and climb back up the Championship table with a win.

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