Marcelo Bielsa appointed as Leeds United manager

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    K2K Full Member

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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    What a random move.
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    Bielsa in that volatile environment is a recipe for disaster. Its like chucking a molotov cocktail into a housefire.
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    Despite his recent lack of success, I still think he could do better than mid-table Championship team. High risk high reward appointment for Leeds, but still kudos to them - wouldn’t expect Bielsa to take their offer. They’re in for entertainment, that’s for sure.
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    Surprised he hasn't been fired already tbh
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    LawCharltonBest Enjoys watching fox porn

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    Isn't he the one who knocked United out of the Europa League under Sir Alex?

    Didn't realise he'd fell so far
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    #07 makes new threads with tweets in the OP

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    Great manager, awful club.

    Don't know how long it'll last with the way he likes to play football. Over a 46 game season his team will be run into the ground by the midway point.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Will end in disaster.
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    Abizzz Full Member

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    I know Leeds is far from popular here but I somehow like Bielsa (no clue why). Hope he does well.
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    Bielsa is the best man in the world. He always deserves to be doing good.
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    TheFlagStaysDown New Member

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    it basically means the promotion and push for the cup places next season or straight relegation/ sack by the 10th round. Let's see and as much as we all hate Leeds I think it would be fun to play them few times per year
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    Cutch Shit stirrer (Literally)

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    I fecking love Bielsa. This won't end well though. Far too volatile a man to last at Leeds
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    Cutch Shit stirrer (Literally)

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    Yep. Athletic Bilbao. Absolutely played us off the park
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    Amongst the best performances by a non Real or Barcelona team in England.
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    He is brilliant or a disaster. I think Bielsa is brilliant and i like him. If it works, it is usually wonderful. Him being a nutter, doesnt last long normally at clubs, but it should be fun either way
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    Cutch Shit stirrer (Literally)

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    yep, unbelievable performance. Was really disappointed they didn't win the final that year with the football they played
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    I wonder what will be the reaction by those so calm and moderate fans they have when they have to deal with Bielsa's lets say out of the box methods. :lol:
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    He can do as well as he likes anywhere else.
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    Cutch Shit stirrer (Literally)

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    Read a story online there about him turning up at a 13 year old Mauricio Pochettino’s house late at night when he was in bed and spoke with his parents about looking to see him. The parents brought him up to the room, Bielsa studied Pochettino’s legs while he was still asleep and signed him because they were the legs of a footballer. Mental
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    Surely the biggest coup by a Championship team for a long time.

    The only trouble is will probably won't be around to see the project out.
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    B20 HEY EVERYONE I IGNORE SOMEONE LOOK AT ME

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    are leeds still broke or will they actually be able to support this project financially?
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    Pochettino bases his philosophy and style on Bielsa, so Bielsa isn't all about money he will look to the youth that Leeds has and try to develop it.
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    Won't make the start of the season
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    :lol:
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    R.N7 Such tagline. Wow!

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    Bielsa vs Pulis. Scenes.
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    Wish we had him
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    This will be fun.
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    Very interesting appointment - will follow with interest
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    Hopefully it goes the same way it did with Lille, only Leeds going down in the end.
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    :lol: That is a brilliant story
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    Strange move from Bielsa. I think he could be sensational at a top club, would love him here
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    Great news. Good luck Marcelo Bielsa!
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    His last two clubs, he walked out of Lazio after 5 days and then guided Lille to relegation zone so his stock is lower than say 2015 when he quit Marseille after a good season.

    Needs to get off a good start to the season otherwise with his character it could be a shortlived role.
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    Sylar Full Member

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    It says 3 years but surely it means 3 months...
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    DavidDeSchmikes Full Member

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    It was actually two days
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    Why hasn't he been offered any real big jobs in his career if he's so highly rated amongst other managers? Athletic Bilbao completely dominated us home and away in 2012 and I was very impressed then but is the style of football too demanding perhaps?
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    His Bilbao team were wonderful to watch but that seems to be his only real success and that was eight years ago.

    Leeds are a powder keg because of their ridiculous owner and they've always been terribly run anyway.

    It's gonna end in disaster but part of me wants to see Bielsa do well and part of me wants Leeds back in the Prem, even if they are dirty Leeds bastards.
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    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

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    :lol:
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    Yeah, most of players cannot take it. But when they do, they're capable of everything.Like Athletic, or Marseille who showed great football. Bielsa also changed Chile forever, he changed their game and their mentality, he is a God, a myth in our neighbour country.



    He has probably rejected many big offers, as he puts a lot of conditions and he is probably the most honest man in football and doesn't tollerate lies or disagreements.