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American coach Chris Armas looks set to be given the chance to exact revenge on Manchester United this week, as he takes interim charge of Leeds in the wake of Jesse Marsch's sacking.
Armas was hired as an assistant coach under Ralf Rangnick at Old Trafford from December 2021 to May 2022, but his five months at the club were marred by reports that players had brutally dubbed him 'Ted Lasso' behind his back.
He joined Leeds last month as an assistant to his countryman Marsch, but now appears set to be thrust into the spotlight in the wake of Marsch's sacking.
Armas has kept his job amid the firing spree at Elland Road, and is now set to lead the team into back-to-back games against Manchester United, the first of which on Wednesday night at Old Trafford.
Armas was a player for the likes of LA Galaxy and Chicago Fire in MLS during his career, before he earned his first top managerial role with New York Red Bulls and then Toronto FC in the same league.
Chris Armas survived the firings at Leeds, despite his fellow