Tag: Marcelo Bielsa


BIELSA TARGETING SEVERAL SIGNINGS FOR LEEDS THIS SUMMER

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has revealed that he would be glad if he could make one or two signings for the club but insisted that the club will not be in any rush to make new signings. The Leeds United boss is regarded as one of the most attack-minded managers in the English Premier League and has also earned a lot of praise for how well he has built his Leeds United side over the years. After helping the club secure promotion from the Championship to England’s top-tier league over a year ago, his players took the league by storm and almost defeated Liverpool at the beginning of the season.

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In their first game since returning to the Premier League, Liverpool were only able to narrowly escape with a 4-3 victory after a thrilling match at Anfield. His attacking style of play has become an envious one in the Premier League and he also helped the club secure a top-half finish last season. He has now revealed that he would love to build on their finish last season by bringing in players that would help improve the overall quality and depth in the squad.
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LEEDS CONTINUE UNITED MIDFIELDER HUNT

Premier League club Leeds United have already started making a list of the players they would like to sign in the summer and it is already looking like an interesting list even though there has not been any major transfer bid for any player yet. Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa is currently happy with his squad but when asked if the club would engage in any transfer business this summer, he said they would only be signing players he feels they need and will help the team.

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The Elland Road club have been very impressive this current campaign, their first in the English Premier League in over a decade. Although there have been a couple of bad moments for them, they have had to cope with the pressure, pace, and intensity of the top division, which is slightly different from what they have in the Championship, the division they played in last season.
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                                       Leeds United vs Everton: Match Preview

Marcelo Bielsa and his Leeds United side will be tested at home as they prepare to welcome Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton at Elland Road. The two teams will lock horns in their Premier League clash on Wednesday evening with both teams aiming to gun for victory over each other.

The home side will be heading into this fixture beaming with confidence as they are coming on the back of a remarkable 3-1 victory over Leicester City away from home at the Kings Power Stadium. Stuart Dallas, Patrick Bamford, and Jack Harrison were among the goals as a charged Leeds side came back from behind and ensured they downed the Foxes who faltered at home. (more…)

Marcelo Bielsa heaps praise on summer signing Ben White

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has hailed the performances of defender Ben White since his loan move from Brighton & Hove Albion this summer. The 21-year-old has been a solid presence at the heart of the defence this season and he has helped the club keep five clean sheet from the opening 11 league games.


Speaking in a press conference, Bielsa hailed White as a great player and said that he does not making any mistakes even when he decides to take risks, he told: “He’s a great player. He takes risks and he doesn’t make mistakes. That’s the most difficult thing in football. It’s easy when you take risks. It’s normal to make mistakes when you take risks. The best players risk and don’t make mistakes. Everything seems White is in this band.”
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Marcelo Bielsa reacts to Patrick Bamford’s performance against Western Sydney

Leeds United managed Marcelo Bielsa has continued to back Patrick Bamford despite the striker’s woes in pre-season. The former Chelsea graduate struggled to find the net during the club’s pre-season tour of Australia and he was particularly poor against Western Sydney Wanderers, where he was handed with a number of clear-cut chances.

Speaking to Leeds Live, Bielsa acknowledged that Bamford is not going through the best of times in the club’s shirt but hopefully, he can finally convert the chances into goals sooner rather than later, he said: “For a striker it is very important they create chances. At the same time, for his confidence it is important he finally finishes these chances and scores. One of the first steps for a forward is it is important he creates a chance and makes steps in his performance in the pre-season and finally he scores goals.”
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Marcelo Bielsa admits disappointment after back-to-back Leeds United defeats

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has admitted disappointment after the team suffered succumbed to successive losses to Wigan Athletic and Brentford in the Championship. The Yorkshire outfit had a brilliant chance to cement one of the automatic promotion spots for the Premier League, but the same has now become difficult with Sheffield United moving to the second place with a three-point advantage and a superior goal difference.

Speaking after the 2-0 loss to Brentford, Bielsa admitted that the top-two remains improbable for the season after squandering their chances to win against Wigan and Brentford, he said: “I am very sad. We had the hope to finish first or second, but with the loss, it is now going to be very difficult. The game was like many games we have played this year, we didn’t take advantage of the positive moments where we could have made a difference. At the beginning of the first half and at the beginning of the second half we could have scored goals and in the moments we dominated less, they dominated us and scored goals.”
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