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Paul Heckingbottom: Leeds United sack head coach after lower than 4 months

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Paul Heckingbottom: Leeds United sack head coach after lower than 4 months

Paul Heckingbottom was appointed Leeds boss on 6 February

Leeds United have sacked head coach Paul Heckingbottom after solely 4 months in cost, saying they wish to herald a “extra skilled” supervisor.

The 40-year-old received 4 of his 16 video games, having left Barnsley to interchange Thomas Christiansen on 6 February.

Leeds ended the season 13th within the Championship.

They’ll begin the season with a brand new supervisor for a fifth successive 12 months and Argentine Marcelo Bielsa is reportedly the favorite to succeed Heckingbottom.

Managing director Angus Kinnear stated the membership wished to make a “fast appointment”.

“Our goal is to usher in a head coach with extra expertise who may help us attain the targets we have now talked about since we turned custodians of the membership final summer season,” said Kinnear.