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Rene Meulensteen admits joining Leeds could mean leaving within months

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The ex-Champions League coach says he has spoken to Leeds before.

Rene Meulensteen says he has spoken with Leeds United about working for the club but admits the 'unrest' associated with Elland Road put him off, according to ELF Voetbal.

Indeed, Meulensteen feels joining Leeds could see him leave Leeds after a few months, possibly sacked by an owner in Massimo Cellino who has already dismissed several managers in Yorkshire.

That would 'snap' the Dutchman's reputation further, following an unfortunate managerial spell at Anzhi Makhachkala and a poor one at Fulham.

His main experience came as a Premier League and Champions League coach, as part of Sir Alex Ferguson's staff at Manchester United.

Meulensteen is quoted as saying by ELF Voetbal: "I have also spoken with Leeds United but there prevails a lot of unrest. Get me in there, it can be finished within a few months. Then snaps my reputation even further."

Right now, Leeds are experiencing some of their biggest managerial stability during Cellino's time.

Steve Evans' ability to turn dire form into three wins in a row has created a sense of promise and the Scot should still be at Elland Road next season - barring any disasters.

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