Massimo Cellino has become even more ruthless since taking charge of Leeds

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Massimo Cellino is sacking Leeds United managers at a ridiculous rate.

Cellino got rid of another Leeds manager at the beginning of this week, sacking Uwe Rosler to replace him with Steve Evans, continuing his fine streak of firing managers in rapid style.

His hire and fire mentality is something which has followed Cellino throughout his entire career in football, but his rapid work at Elland Road is exceptional even by the Italian’s own standards.

During the 22 years that Cellino owned Cagliari, Cellino saw 36 head coaches lead the now-Serie B side. This equates to a ration of 1.64 coaches per season, which, whilst slightly higher than the usual sacking statistics, is not entirely unprecedented.

However, since taking control of Leeds, Cellino has ramped up the speed at which he is bringing in and getting rid of head coaches, with Evans now the seventh boss in just 20 months.

This equates to a ridiculously high ratio of 4.22 managers a year, a statistic that should really be worrying Evans despite the fact he has only been in charge since the beginning of this week, and has led Leeds out for just one Championship game.

The main thing that Leeds need now is stability at Elland Road considering all the goings-on in recent months, and Cellino would be wise to cut back on his desire to sack managers at his current rate if the Whites are to enjoy any success.

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