Leeds have sacked supervisor Javi Gracia and appointed Sam Allardyce for the remainder of the season as they bid to keep away from relegation from the Premier League.
Having already eliminated director of soccer Victor Orta, the membership introduced the departure of Spaniard Gracia on Wednesday alongside along with his backroom workers.
Gracia, who solely arrived at Leeds in February, leaves the membership after 4 defeats in 5 Premier League video games — they’re exterior the drop zone on purpose distinction with 4 video games remaining.
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“Leeds can affirm Javi Gracia will depart the membership after 12 video games in cost,” a membership assertion stated. “Zigor Aranalde, Mikel Antia and Juan Solla, who joined alongside Gracia, may even depart the membership.
“We thank Javi and his crew for his or her efforts beneath troublesome circumstances.
“The remaining 4 video games of the season can be overseen by skilled head coach Sam Allardyce.”
Allardyce suffered his first Premier League relegation when West Brom went down in 2021, leaving the membership six months into an 18-month contract.
The 68-year-old former Bolton, Newcastle, West Ham and England boss turns into Leeds’ third everlasting supervisor of the season after Jesse Marsch and Gracia.
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