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Why did Leeds contact Graham Bean after he'd been sacked?

Leeds United were forced to contact former employee Graham Bean after he was sacked by Massimo Cellino, but why?

Leeds United were reportedly forced to ask Graham Bean for advice after he’d been sacked by owner Massimo Cellino.

The advice related to the match day squad ahead of the Brentford game as there was uncertainty before the game over how many home grown players needed to be named in the squad.

“Nevertheless, Bean was contacted by the club before their defeat at Brentford last Saturday because nobody was sure how many home-grown players — it is six — had to be included in the match-day squad,” reports the Mail.

“Bean, understandably, replied Leeds should contact Cellino for advice on the matter.”

Cellino is showing no holding back in his handling of the club and the decision to sack Bean based on a re-scheduled fixture over which he had no control, goes with his decision to sack David Hockaday after just 70 days in charge at Elland Road.

Hopefully Leeds can now have a settled period under new manager Darko Milanic as the side looks to move forward, climb the league and achieve the ultimate aim of getting back into the Premier League.

Milanic’s reign at the club didn’t get off to a good start with defeat away at Brentford last weekend, but they have a chance to respond against Reading tomorrow night.

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