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Could Leeds part ways with Milanic if they lose tonight?

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Leeds' game against Norwich City could be make-or-break for Darko Milanic.

For Darko Milanic Leeds United's game tonight against Norwich City may be make-or-break.

The pressure is building on the Slovenian to start picking up results, after a dismal start to life since being placed at the helm last month.

A match against Norwich at Carrow Road looks set to be a tough test for any side this season, but it may be the most important game in Milanic's career at Elland Road.

Although there were calls for stability after his appointment, the club's loss of form since his arrival has been alarming and Massimo Cellino may be forced into making another change.

It is easy to suggest that sticking with the manager would provide the best option for the Whites and they will be criticised if they dispose of Milanic so quickly - but it may be the best option.

It is no good persevering with Milanic if he is not the right choice to take the team forward, and that is the worry currently.

The team seem to have regressed in every area since he was installed as boss and if he is defeated tonight then Cellino's best action may be to part ways.

There is a ready-made replacement already at the club in Neil Redfearn and the club seemed to be on the right track when he was in charge.

Redfearn was unbeaten in his four games as caretaker boss, and showed the potential that they have to do something this season. 

When Milanic came in Jason Pearce even urged him not to change to much from the Redfearn era, showing the squad were firmly behind the academy-boss' approach.

Redfearn has always said that he is ready to step-into management and he would surely jump at the opportunity if it was given to him.

If Milanic loses tonight, he will have a worse record than the hapless David Hockaday and it could mean that his time at Elland Road is due to come to an end. 

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