Report: Cellino identifies new potential Leeds boss, Walter Zenga

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Leeds United are reportedly considering hiring Walter Zenga in place of Steve Evans.

Walter Zenga has emerged as a contender for the Leeds United manager position, report Tuttomercatoweb.

The Italian outlet exclusively report that Zenga is the surprise name being considered by Massimo Cellino, with Steve Evans' head coach position uncertain.

Zenga, 58, is a famous name in Italian football, a goalkeeper for the Azzurri at the 1986 and 1990 World Cups.

He played most of his career with Inter Milan, and retired in 1999.

Zenga has a lot of experience in management, but none in English football. Already in his managerial career he has coached 15 clubs, in America, Romania, Turkey, Italy and the Middle East among others.

Perhaps most concerningly, the longest time he has spent at one club is two years, with Al Nassr between 2011 and 2013.

He is currently out of work after leaving UAE club Al Shaab earlier this year.

Leeds have one game left of their current season, and Cellino's intentions will become clearer after that.

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