Leeds United have appointed former Watford boss Javi Gracia as their new supervisor, the club announced on Tuesday.
Gracia replaces Jesse Marsch, who was sacked on Feb. 6 following seven video games and not using a win within the Premier League.
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“Leeds United are delighted to announce the membership have agreed phrases with Javi Gracia to develop into males’s first group head coach, topic to acquiring a piece allow,” a membership assertion learn.
The membership confirmed that the Spaniard has agreed to signal a “versatile contract.”
Leeds, who’ve since did not win in three subsequent video games beneath the caretaker cost of Michael Skubala, are actually nineteenth within the desk forward of Saturday’s sport in opposition to Southampton.
Gracia, 52, has been out of labor since leaving Al Sadd final 12 months. He has additionally managed Malaga, Rubin Kazan and Valencia. Throughout his time at Watford, he led them to the 2019 FA Cup ultimate, which they misplaced 6-0 to Manchester City.
Carlos Corberan was linked with the place at Leeds earlier than signing a brand new deal at West Bromwich Albion. The membership additionally had curiosity in Vallecano Ray‘s Andoni Iraola and ex-Ajax boss Alfred Schreuder.