By Wayne Veysey

24th Mar, 2016 | 5:00am

'I doubt it' - Sceptical Leeds fans react to Cannavaro manager rumours

By Coral Barry

Fabio Cannavaro has been linked to the soon-to-be vacant Leeds managerial post –  and Twitter thinks someone is having a laugh.

A report by the Daily Mail on Tuesday claimed that Massimo Cellino has lost patience with current coach Steve Evans and is already lining up a replacement.

Cellino is expected to turn back towards his homeland for a new Leeds manager and it has been further claimed that Cannavaro is the Italian’s first choice.

The news set Twitter alight on Wednesday with many Leeds fans not quite believing the latest twist in the Whites’ managerial merry-go-round.

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A common theme quickly developed amongst Leeds fans as they contemplated the possibility of the World Cup winner taking the reigns at their club.

In other Leeds news, the club have moved to sign an exciting after glowing scouting reports.