It was not the best news for Leeds United fans to wake up to on a Monday morning, but Sky Bet confirmed that Garry Monk was odds on to become the next manager of recently relegated Middlesbrough.

And this evening, the same bookmakers confirmed that they were not offering any odds on Garry Monk remaining at Leeds United.

https://twitter.com/SkyBet/status/866698460296302592

Monk has since said that he is still interested in talks to remain at Leeds United, and confirmed that when the takeover of the club is complete, talks may possibly begin.

Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to react to the news that their current boss is favourite to take the reigns at the Riverside:

This Leeds supporter would not be happy if Monk was to leave the club.

This fan tweeted Andrea Radrizzani directly asking him to give Garry Monk a new contract as soon as possible.

This Leeds United fan is confident that Garry Monk will stay on as manager at Elland Road.

https://twitter.com/LeedsUtdRyan/status/866707490280550400

Patience is key says this one Leeds supporter.

https://twitter.com/ianlilly/status/866697397086412800

This Whites supporter is feeling uneasy with all the Garry Monk rumours.

Since rumours have surfaced linking Monk to Middlesbrough, Sunderland manager David Moyes, has left the recently relegated club. Monk has been given odds of 10/1 to take over at the Black Cats, and many Sunderland fans are tweeting Garry Monk directly to ask him if he would be interested in moving to Sunderland to become their new manager.

 

 

 

 


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