The 49-year-old took temporary charge of the club earlier in the season after the departure of Dave Hockaday, achieving a record of three wins and one draw as caretaker.
With Leeds owner Massimo Cellino sacking Darko Milanic as their head coach after six winless games, BBC Sport reporter Adam Pope has claimed that Redfearn is to take over the helm on a long-term contract.
#lufc I understand that Neil Redfearn has verbally agreed a long term deal to become head coach. No contract has been signed yet.— Adam Pope (@APOPEY) October 27, 2014
The Yorkshire outfit are currently 18th in the Championship table.