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Leeds United set to appoint Darko Milanic as new head-coach

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Leeds United are set to appoint Darko Milanic as their new head-coach, according to Sky Sports Journalist Chris Harvey.

Milanic set for Leeds job

Milanic set for Leeds job

Milanic is currently the manager of Austrian Bundesliga side SK Sturm Graz. Milanic has won 9 titles as a manager in Slovenia and has managed in the UEFA Champions League & UEFA Europa League during his managerial spell with NK Maribor.

Milanic as a player started his career with local side Izola. At 17 he was signed by Partizan, where he became a notable defender. After the 1992–93 season he moved to the Austrian side Sturm Graz. He played there successfully for eight years and won several trophies. During his international career Milanic earned five caps for Yugoslavia and he also earned 42 caps for Slovenia and played for Slovenia during the 2000 European Championships.

After he finished playing he started his coaching career with hometown club MNK Izola after that Milanic joined  Primorje as a coach and he was an assistant coach in SK Sturm Graz.

He started his managerial career with Gorica in 2007 and left a year later (2008) for NK Maribor where he spent five years and helped the club reach the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League and he joined SK Sturm Graz in 2013 and guided them to 5th place last season.

And according to Sky Sports Journalist Chris Harvey Milanic will take charge of Sturm Graz this weekend before finalising exit and joining Leeds.


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