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Leeds United appoints Gracia, new manager

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Leeds United FC have appointed former Watford boss, Javi Gracia as their new manager.

Former Leeds manger, Marsch was sacked on February 6 after series of bad results threatening their stay in the English Premier League.

Leeds described the 52 year old spaniard’s appointment as a flexible contract and will take charge of the side against saints subject to obtaining the necessary work permissions.

Leeds United new manager, Javi Gracia
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While in Watford, Gracia took Watford to the FA Cup final in 2019, before managing Valencia and Qatari club Al Sadd.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; Editing by Adeniyi Bakare