Leeds United are the gift that keeps on giving; at least, according to the views of some rivals’ fans.
The Championship club finally looked stable and set for a promising 2017/18 season, before manager Garry Monk stunned supporters with his resignation.
The 38-year-old had been expected to extend his stay at the West Yorkshire outfit, with new owner Andrea Radrizzani indicating he would trigger a 12-month extension in his contract before arranging a longer deal.
But Monk informed the Whites on Thursday how he would no longer wish to ‘discuss terms for a longer contract’ – READ THE FULL STATEMENT
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Leeds fans were hopeful for next season under the former Swansea manager, after he guided them to seventh place in the Championship, defying expectations. But for an end-of-season dip in form, they looked set to make the play-offs.
Their failure to finish in the top six led to a number of football fans across the country to chant: ‘Leeds, Leeds are falling apart again!’
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Rival fans appeared to enjoy Monk’s shock departure – see how they reacted below…