Garry Monk worked with Kyle Bartley and Luke Ayling at Leeds United.
Leeds United are trying to sign Adam Forshaw from Middlesbrough.
The Leeds United legend is a big fan of the towering Swede it seems.
Nottingham Forest are still searching for their new manager, but may well be closing in on their man.
Leeds United's hopes of signing Kyle Bartley would have been immediately over.
A number of Glasgow Rangers fans have asked the Ibrox hierarchy to go out and get Garry Monk in as their next manager.
Middlesbrough supporters want Swansea to give Garry Monk his old job back. It's a complete U-turn on the situation when Swans vacancy came up when he was at Leeds last season.
Leeds United are currently in seventh place in the Championship table.
Modou Barrow endured a difficult loan spell at Leeds last season.
With Garry Monk under pressure at Middlesbrough is it starting to show that his Leeds and Swansea success was largely due to Pep Clotet?
Middlesbrough have signed Britt Assombalonga from Nottingham Forest. Was this spending power part of the reason Garry Monk left Leeds behind?
Garry Monk quit Leeds and took over as Middlesbrough boss. Does he face a tough challenge?
Downing has reportedly been told he can leave Middlesbrough this summer.