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‘Messi and Aguero confirmed’ – Leeds fans respond as manager rumour gathers serious pace

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Leeds United are on the lookout for a new manager after the Yorkshire club sacked Paul Heckingbottom this afternoon after just four months in charge.

The former Barnsley boss managed to win only four of his 16 games in charge, with the Whites ending up finishing in the bottom half of the Championship last season.

And, that prompted owner Andrea Radrizzani to remove the 40-year old from his position, with renowned Argentinian coach Marco Bielsa the surprise leading candidate to take over.

The former Lille coach, who enjoyed successful spells at Athletic Bilbao and the Argentinian and Chile national teams, would be a major coup for Leeds should they manage to convince him to join.

Yet, it could happen with BBC reporter Adam Pope revealing that the club want a ‘swift appointment’ and that the 62-year old is a real possibility.

He also added that the Whites managing director Angus Kinnear was in Argentina last week, presumably to speak to the coach about the job.

Evidently, then, the pace is picking up with this rumour so here’s how fans reacted to the news…


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Article title: ‘Messi and Aguero confirmed’ – Leeds fans respond as manager rumour gathers serious pace

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