Walter Zenga has been out of management since he left Wolverhampton Wanderers 11 months ago.
The Scottish attacker has been in good form recently at his loan club.
John Sheridan however felt his performance had dropped off at the weekend.
It's been a tough six months for former Leeds favourite John Sheridan.
Leeds will have to scratch another name from their apparent list.
Oldham Athletic have reportedly denied that Leeds United have made an approach for manager John Sheridan.
The former Whites midfielder, currently in charge of Oldham Athletic, is the bookies' favourite.
If Massimo Cellino believes appointing an ex-Leeds player will placate fans, he may be wrong.
John Sheridan is the new favourite for the Leeds United job.
HITC Sport's run-down of the Owls' greatest ever players continues with John Sheridan.