Report: Pep Clotet set for Monk reunion, deal agreed with Leeds

Swansea manager Garry Monk and assistant manager Josep Clotet (L)

Pep Clotet will reportedly reunite with Garry Monk at Leeds United.

Swansea manager Garry Monk and assistant manager Josep Clotet (L)Swansea manager Garry Monk and assistant manager Josep Clotet (L)

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United have struck a deal to bring in Pep Clotet as Garry Monk's new assistant manager.

The Whites moved to appoint Monk as their new manager earlier this month, landing a real coup by bringing in the former Swansea City boss as Steve Evans' replacement.

Elland Road

Monk will naturally be wanting to look at his squad before making any new signings, but he appears to be on the verge of his first appointment as Leeds boss.

The Yorkshire Evening Post report that Spaniard Pep Clotet is on the verge of joining the Elland Road club, having agreed a deal with Leeds.

Swansea manager Garry Monk

Clotet, 39, has worked for clubs like Espanyol, Malmo, Halmstad, Viking FK, Malaga and Swansea City, spending most of his time as a B team coach or assistant manager.

It was as an assistant that Clotet worked with Monk, and he displayed his lotalty to the new Leeds boss by rejecting the chance to become Brentford manager, as reported by the Daily Mail.

General view inside the stadium before the game

Now, having left Swansea together in December, Monk and Clotet are set to reunite at Leeds, forming an exciting coaching duo at Elland Road.

There may well be more appointments to come for Monk, but whilst the deal isn't official yet, he appears to have landed a key addition in his former right hand man Clotet.

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