Leeds United have appointed former Swansea City boss Garry Monk as their new head coach on a one-year deal.
The Championship outfit; who finished 13th in the second-tier of English football this season, replaces Steve Evans at Elland Road, who left the club on Tuesday.
Monk, who featured for the likes of Southampton, Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley and Swansea during his playing career as a defender, was sacked as Swans manager back in December 2015 after 18 months in charge of the Premier League side.
The 37-year-old already becomes the sixth full-time head coach appointed by Leeds owner Massimo Cellino since his arrival back in June 2014.
The Yorkshire outfit have called a news conference for 14:30pm on Thursday in order to present Monk to the media.
Before Monk’s appointment; Leeds had already failed with approaches for Milton Keynes Dons manager Karl Robinson and Bristol Rovers boss Darrell Clarke, both of which turned down the opportunity to head north.