Brian McDermott on Leeds United shortlist?

Reading manager Brian McDermott before kickoff against West Brom on on January 12, 2013
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A report claims that Brian McDermott is among the contenders to take charge of Leeds United.

Leeds United have reportedly placed Brian McDermott on their shortlist to be the club's new manager.

The Championship outfit are in the market for a new boss following the decision to part company with Neil Warnock yesterday afternoon.

A handful of managers have been linked with the Elland Road vacancy, but McDermott is among the leading contenders, according to Sky Sports News.

McDermott was sacked by Premier League side Reading three weeks ago.

Leeds boss Neil Warnock before kick-off against Crystal Palace on March 9, 2013
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