Report suggests Massimo Cellino wants a foreign head of recruitment at Leeds United

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Martyn Glover left for Sunderland in January.

The future of Leeds United boss Steve Evans remains in doubt, despite the impressive performances of the club in recent weeks.

It is being heavily rumoured in the press that Leeds are set to bring in a foreign coach to replace Evans, when his deal with the club ends in the summer.

Massimo Cellino has been critical of Evans in the press and the likes of Fabio Cannavaro have been discussed as potential replacements.

But it is not only the manager role in which Cellino wants to appoint a foreign target.

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post the Italian wants a foreigner to take over the head of recruitment role, which was left vacant after Martyn Glover headed to Sunderland in January.

Leeds fans will immediately shake their heads in memory of Nicola Salerno and some of his difficulties at the club and some of the woeful acquisitions that arrived at Leeds from Italian football.

There has been the odd gem but the likes of Edgar Cani, Zan Benedicic and Granddi Ngoyi will feel Leeds with dread.

With the club battling in the Championship a foreign recruitment boss would make little sense but it sounds as though that is the plan for Cellino.

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