Watch: Leeds United – ‘Confident’ Garry Monk sets sights on Premier League promotion

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NEW Leeds united head coach Garry Monk is setting a target of promotion to the Premier League after joining the club on a one-year rolling contract.

Monk, the former Swansea City manager, was unveiled as Steve Evans’ successor on Thursday afternoon at Elland Road.

“We want to achieve promotion to the Premier League. We must embrace pressure,” said Monk, 37.

“The Championship is probably the toughest league in world, but with the plan in place, I feel really confident.

“At the end of the day, it’s about results, that’s the be-all and end-all. Leave the results to me.”

Asked what style of football he will bring to Elland Road, Monk said: “Front foot attacking football, although you obviously have to be adaptable.”

New Leeds manager Garry Monk. Image: Jack Varley

New Leeds manager Garry Monk. Image: Jack Varley

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