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3rd Jul, 2016 | 1:49pm

Leeds jet off to Ireland as Monk updates fans on Twitter with his latest plans

By Will Butcher

Leeds’ pre-season plans are in full-swing as they prepare for the new season under manager Garry Monk.

Monk has been in charge at Elland Road for nearly a month now, and has made two signings in on-loan Swansea defender Kyle Bartley and £2million Swedish striker Marcus Antonsson.

The former Swansea manager has been keeping Leeds fans up-to-date on Twitter, most recently on Saturday afternoon by posting a picture of his office at Elland Road.

Leeds to Ireland ono Sunday, where Monk will take charge for the first time from the dugout, with games against Shamrock Rovers and Shelbourne within three days of each other.

Monk also shared his delight at bringing in former Southampton striker James Beattie as first-team coach by retweeting Leeds’ tweet.

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With the new Championship season fast approaching, Monk is generating enthusiasm from Leeds fans with his Twitter posts as well as reassuring them that training is going well.

With more signings promised, Leeds fans can look forward to being kept updated by their new manager.

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