Leeds have the ability to confirm interim head coach Richard Agar because their supervisor that was permanent, with Agar having verified talks are in an advanced stage.
Last December, the Hull and Wakefield coach, who joined the Rhinos in a newly-created purpose of mind of player and coach development, has been in temporary charge since the sudden sacking of Australian Dave Furner at May, only 14 games .
Agar’s brief was to rescue the club away from relegation and on Thursday he confirmed to Sky Sports he held”positive” talks with team chief executive Gary Hetherington and director of rugby Kevin Sinfield at the aftermath of last Sunday’s triumph in London Broncos which effectively secured their Super League status.
“I sat down with Gary about Monday night and had a couple of encounters by Kevin on Tuesday and Wednesday,” he told Sky Sports’ Brian Carney.
“Obviously we have a game (Friday) so that I can’t say anything has been finalised but only that the talks have been really positive.”
Agar, who has been head coach of France, admits he is eager to accept the Leeds task on a permanent basis.
“I’ve felt a great deal of support from within the club,” he said. “I have felt quite comfortable and relaxed in the task and I think I have seen some improvement in the men.”
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