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Reading fans on Twitter clamour for under-fire Jaap Stam to land Leeds job

Reading manager Jaap Stam appluads the fans following the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Wigan Athletic at Madejski Stadium on April 29, 2017 in Reading, England.

Leeds United have been linked with Reading boss Jaap Stam.

Reading manager Jaap Stam before the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Fulham at Madejski Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Reading, England.

Jaap Stam, Manager of Reading looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Second Leg match between Reading and Fulham at Madejski Stadium on May 16, 2017 in Reading, England.

Leeds United are yet again searching for a new manager after sacking Thomas Christiansen on Sunday evening – and Jaap Stam is an early name in the frame.

Christiansen only lasted eight months at Elland Road following his summer appointment, leaving Elland Road after Saturday's 4-1 home defeat at the hands of Cardiff City.

The Spaniard leaves with a 43% win rate, and Andrea Radrizzani will now begin the search for a replacement, with a number of names already suggested for the job.

Reading manager Jaap Stam appluads the fans following the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Wigan Athletic at Madejski Stadium on April 29, 2017 in Reading, England.

The Daily Mail note that ex-Leeds boss Simon Grayson is interested in a return to the club, whilst the Whites hold an interest in Reading boss Jaap Stam.

Leeds wanted to land Stam over the summer before going for Christiansen, but with claims that Stam is about to be sacked by Reading, the Whites may be back in for the Dutchman.

Stam was highly thought of last season having guided Reading to the Championship play-off final, but his Royals side sit just six points clear of the relegation zone this term – and Saturday's 2-0 defeat to Millwall could be his final game in charge.

Jaap Stam Manager of Reading looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Reading at Griffin Park on September 16, 2017 in Brentford, England.

With claims that Stam could be in line for the Leeds job, Reading fans took to Twitter to offer their reactions, with few fighting for him to stay at the Madejski Stadium.

Leeds fans are unlikely to be keen on an ex-Manchester United player landing the job, but Reading fans were queueing up to drive Stam to Elland Road, suggesting that getting compensation for him from Leeds would be a miracle.

Jaap Stam, Manager of Reading looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Second Leg match between Reading and Fulham at Madejski Stadium on May 16, 2017 in Reading, England.

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