David Moyes' standing as one of the best managers in English football has taken a battering over the past couple of years. We all know what happened at Man United but even his redemption quickly turned sour. Moyes went for the road less travelled by taking over at Real Sociedad and, despite a good start, he lasted only a year after this season began in less than ideal fashion.
There had been suggestions that Moyes failed to settle in the Basque Country with his next job certain to be back in Britain. Now. it looks like he might have the opportunity sooner than expected, as long as he doesn't mind starting off in the Championship.
Leeds United are in need of a new owner and if they get one they'll more than likely be in need of a new manager. It's being reported that should multi-millionaire Steve Parkin gain control of his beloved Leeds from Massimo Cellino, Moyes is already being sounded out about the possibility of a move to Elland Road.
It's like a Football Manager dream. Local tycoon buys storied old club and it's up to you, and a pile of cash to bring them back to former glory. Who could resist that kind of challenge? In the real world, it would also be an intriguing match.
Moyes' work with Preston and Everton hasn't been expunged from his record. He still has the ability that put him in the frame for the Man United job in the first place and it would certainly bring Leeds back into the casual fans' consciousness. And that can only be a good thing.
The Premier League has missed Leeds and if it's Moyes who brings them back there, then all the better.