Date: 5th February 2018 at 10:06am
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Leeds fans are delighted that Steve McClaren has been reportedly ruled out of being the next manager.

Thomas Christiansen was sacked by Leeds on Sunday night after a terrible run of results.

That led to heavy speculation that Steve McClaren was being lined up to be the next manager after he was spotted in the director’s box at Leeds on Saturday.

However, according to Phil Hay, a senipr journalist with the Yorkshire Evening Post, McClaren is “definitely” not the next Leeds manager.

Hay explained he was just there as a guest on Saturday and that Leeds do have someone else lined up and are expected to make their appointment in the next 24 hours.

Following this news, Leeds fans took to Twitter themselves in relief.

Here is a selection of the best reactions from Leeds fans on hearing the news:

Steve McClaren is still the favourite for the job with a leading bookmaker, but if these reports are true then Leeds fans will have someone else in charge in the next 24 hours.

Former manager Simon Grayson has also been linked, along with Marco Silva and Jaap Stam.

In other Leeds news, the club is set to make quick manager appointment after Christiansen exit

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