"Speaking to the manager, the backroom staff and everybody involved in the club, this seems like a perfect fit for me right now." he told LUTV
At the weekend, Monk refused to be drawn on speculation that Bridcutt was also a target for him, however, telling LUTV
: "I don't talk about players.
The 66-year-old works for LUTV
and the club radio station and is also an ambassador.
"There are a number of finer points to be resolved, but we're making good progress," Mr Bates said during an interview on Leeds United Association Football Club's official channel Leeds United Television (LUTV
Head coach Garry Monk said to LUTV
: "We understand the situation we are in and are of the mindset that we have to go and win the three games, so our target is very simple.