The agent of Gianfranco Zola says he will not be taking over as manager at Leeds United.
The former Watford boss, who came within a whisker of leading the hornet to the Premier League last season in his first season as a manager, has been strongly linked with the managerial role at Elland Road following the arrival of his fellow countryman Massimo Cellino as the new owner of the club.
Zola`s agent Fulvio Marrucco was questioned about the possibility of him joining Leeds.
“Absolutely not. But I think we will see him back on a bench in England soon enough, rather than back in Italy,” Marrucco said.
“The one thing I can tell you today is that Zola will not be Leeds’ coach for next season.”
Cellino says that he has no plans to get rid of McDermott, a manager who he has dismissed once already this year, but the pressure must be growing after the side suffered a seventh defeat in eight games on Tuesday night at Watford with Cellino watching from the stands.
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