However it seems that neither the Everton Under-23s coach nor Heckingbottom will succeed Simon Grayson at Bradford City.
Bookies' favourite Paul Heckingbottom is in contention to become the new manager of Bradford City, just days after he was sacked by Leeds United.
Leeds United recently parted company with Paul Heckingbottom.
Paul Heckingbottom is no longer in charge of Elland Road outfit Leeds United.
After leaving Championship giants Leeds United, could Paul Heckingbottom make a shock return to League One club Bradford City?
Leeds United have sacked Paul Heckingbottom, just four months after he left Championship and Yorkshire rivals Barnsley for Elland Road.
Heckingbottom could return to former club Bradford City after his short spell at Leeds United.
Leeds have sacked Paul Heckingbottom after just four months in charge.
Paul Heckingbottom is no longer the Leeds United head coach.
Speculation is rife over Paul Heckingbottom's future.