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Report: Garry Monk appointment as Leeds United boss imminent

Swansea manager Garry Monk

Leeds United appear to have found their new head coach.

Swansea manager Garry MonkSwansea manager Garry Monk

Leeds United are set to name Garry Monk as new head coach shortly, The BBC report.

The BBC understand that Leeds have made their decision to hire Monk, just days after sacking Steve Evans, and his hiring is imminent.

Monk is regarded as one of the most promising managerial talents in England after an impressive beginning to his coaching career with Swansea City, before the ruthless nature of the Premier League caught up with him.

Swansea manager Garry MonkSwansea manager Garry Monk

At Leeds he will get a chance to prove that the Swans were wrong to let him go, and enhance his reputation by turning the perennial Championship also rans into promotion contenders, unlocking their huge potential.

Leeds came in for criticism from fans, journalist and pundits after telling Evans he was no longer required after the former Rotherham and Crawley boss made an impressive start at the club, but Monk is a savvy appointment who supporters can get behind.

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