Dirty Leeds...

Discussion in 'Pure Football' started by Comeback_Kenwyne, Jun 15, 2018.

  1. Comeback_Kenwyne

    Comeback_Kenwyne Central Defender

    ...appoint Marcelo Bielsa as their new manager?!

    Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa signs contract to become new manager

    Genuine wtf moment this. How on earth have they attracted arguably the most influential coach of the modern game to fucking Elland Road?

    He's a bit temperamental like, so could easily blow up in their faces. But, I mean, a mind-boggling appointment. Would be buzzing if he showed up here, so in that sense: fair play to them.
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  2. rubberface

    rubberface Winger

    ...I wonder how:rolleyes::rolleyes:
  3. chr1s1973

    chr1s1973 Striker

    I'm sure he could get paid a fortune at various other clubs too .
  4. Can’t wait to see him in the championship. Genius/nutcase.
  5. Comeback_Kenwyne

    Comeback_Kenwyne Central Defender

    Exactly. The idea that he couldn't get deeper pockets in England to hire him is for the birds, let alone the mega-bucks on offer for older, big name coaches in the Middle East, China etc.

    Genuinely crazy appointment.
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  6. HarrogateMackem

    HarrogateMackem Striker

    Leeds are still a name in football, weather we like it or not. The reputation and potential of that club is massive.
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  7. Comeback_Kenwyne

    Comeback_Kenwyne Central Defender

    To be fair, he quit Lazio after two days so...
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  8. Mikeftw

    Mikeftw Winger

    Didn't set the world a light at lille
  9. Bombadil

    Bombadil Full Back

    If it goes to his general form, they’ll be flying the first 4 months then dramatically fall away. I would have liked him here at some point as an intriguing experiment, very interested to see how it works out at Leeds.
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  10. oldboy

    oldboy Winger

    Has managed 1 and a half seasons worth of Football in his last three appointments. Admittedly thats slightly skewed by the 2 days he spent in charge of Lazio. He's been involved in legal battles with the last two. Theres a reason not many clubs will touch him.

    Good video on why, like @Comeback_Kenwyne says, he's one most influential coach of the modern game.
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2018
  11. Left For Dead

    Left For Dead Midfield

    Is he the guy who had Bilbao playing amazing footy a few years ago? Beat Man Utd away? If so how the fuck have they got him....CEO must have friends going back a long way which is all that counts - and lets face it, if he gets them up Leeds Utd are a big name in Europe still.
  12. Wansbeck Viking

    Wansbeck Viking Goalkeeper

    He’s a bit of a mentalist, similar to Di Canio.

    Interesting appointment nonetheless.
  13. It’ll end in tears, he hasn’t been the manager of a few years ago when he was touted for Barcelona etc. Nearly took Lille down to Ligue 2 last season despite spending heavily.
  14. yossarian31

    yossarian31 Winger

    He won't last as long as cloughie did
  15. Buzzer

    Buzzer Winger

    He'll be gone by Christmas
  16. L1lyBrown

    L1lyBrown Winger

    Made him an offer he couldn't refuse?
  17. AC Mack

    AC Mack Striker

    What I find most unbelievable is that there are people who don't know who he is.
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  18. ontap

    ontap Striker

    He's a full blown nut job been said b4 on here , makes Di Canio look like BAMBI . crazy appointment he won't last a season.
  19. DJM

    DJM Winger

    Is he an arsonist, then?

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