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Former Reading FC Boss Set For Championship Return?

Nigel Adkins and the Championship have had their ups and downs, with promotions, relegations and last day heartache all on his CV. After six months apart could the two be set for a reunion?

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Well, no, actually.

Reports in the media this morning linked Adkins with a move to Leeds United, even though the Yorkshire side currently have a manager in Neil Redfearn.

However, given owner Massimo Cellino's habit of dispensing of his managers, rumours of a change at Elland Road have been frequent and it was Adkins' turn to be linked with the role.

The former Royals boss has previously flirted with the position, having been tipped to take over in February 2013 before opting to take the job at the Madejski Stadium. The job eventually wound up going to the man Adkins replaced in Berkshire, one Brian McDermott.

Speaking about the rumours linking him with the job, former Scunthorpe physio Adkins told the Yorkshire Evening Post:

"This hasn't come out of my mouth. They've got a manager in place who did a really good job last year."

Having just been sacked from a club with an unstable ownership situation, it would have been somewhat of a surprise for Adkins to go to another, but with the size of the club it's always going to be a job that tempts an ambitious manager.

The bookmakers  recently made Adkins a 10/1 shot to take over at QPR if Chris Ramsey isn't kept on and it seems his stock is still high despite his struggles at the Madejski.

Would Leeds be the right fit for Nigel or should he wait it out? Let us know below, Tilehurst Enders.