Monk set to be unveiled as Leeds United head coach

Leeds United
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Leeds United look set to unveil former Swansea City manager Garry Monk as the seventh head coach since Massimo Cellino took over at Elland Road.

The Whites have been in talks with Monk and his representatives over the last two days and it has been reported that a deal has been reached with Monk possibly signing a one-year deal to take over from Steve Evans.

United have not made Monk’s appointment official, but have called a press conference at Elland Road at 2.30pm this afternoon to “unveil a key appointment to the media.”

Monk is a free agent having been sacked by Swansea last December and Cellino is believed to be keen to make an appointment as soon as possible.

The 37-year-old enjoyed 10 years as a defender at Swansea before taking over as manager in February, 2014.

He was initially successful before a bad run of results saw him removed from the job last season.