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Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa pays £150,000 for Elland Road renovation designed by his wife

Posted Tuesday, October 26, 2021 by hits

Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa has used £150,000 of his own money to improve facilities for his staff at Elland Road. The Whites boss very quickly became a fan’s favourite at the Yorkshire club after his appointment in 2018. The Argentine boss transformed Leeds into a high-pressing, fast-paced side and guided the club to promotion to the Premier League in 2020 after 16 years away from...Full Story »

Late Leeds equaliser not enough for Marcelo Bielsa

Posted Sunday, October 24, 2021 by PA10 hits

Marcelo Bielsa felt Leeds deserved victory after Rodrigo’s stoppage-time penalty salvaged a point in a 1-1 home draw against Wolves.Spain forward Rodrigo held his nerve in the fourth minute of added time to convert his first goal of the season from the spot after Leeds substitute Joe Gelhardt went tumbling under Nelson Semedo’s challenge.🔥 Passion! Story »

Marcelo Bielsa calls on his Leeds players to step up against Wolves

Posted Friday, October 22, 2021 by PA15 hits

Marcelo Bielsa has told his Leeds players to accept their responsibilities as they bid to claim only their second win of the season against in-form Wolves. Bielsa’s side finished ninth on their return to the Premier League last season but have taken just six points from their first eight games of this campaign to sit 17th in the table, three points above the relegation zone. Last week&...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa relieved after Leeds claim first league win of the season

Posted Sunday, October 03, 2021 by PA20 hits

Marcelo Bielsa expressed his relief after Leeds registered their first Premier League win of the season by beating Watford 1-0 at Elland Road.Diego Llorente marked his return from injury with his second goal for Leeds, converting from close range following a corner in the 18th minute.“Of course I feel relief,” said Bielsa, whose side kick-started their campaign with a first league vi...Full Story »

Barcelona eye Andrea Pirlo, Marcelo Gallardo as Ronald Koeman replacements - sources

Posted Friday, October 01, 2021 by ESPN60 hits

Barcelona continue to seek alternatives to replace Ronald Koeman, with former Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo and River Plate manager Marcelo Gallardo the latest names added to the list of candidates, several sources have told ESPN. While former Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez and Belgium coach Roberto Martinez remain on the list, several sources have told ESPN that Barca president Joan Laporta ...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa admits Crewe made things tough for Leeds

Posted Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by PA4 hits

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa admitted Crewe made life difficult for his side before three late goals secured a 3-0 Carabao Cup win at a sold-out Elland Road.Kalvin Phillips finally broke Crewe’s stubborn resistance deep in the second half before Jack Harrison sealed Leeds’ passage to the third round with two more in the last five minutes.Bielsa’s side spurned a hatful of chances a...Full Story »

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa satisfied with a point from ‘big test’ against Everton

Posted Sunday, August 22, 2021 by PA19 hits

Marcelo Bielsa said Leeds overcame “a big test” after their first home Premier League game of the season ended in a 2-2 draw against Everton.Bielsa’s side, humbled 5-1 at Manchester United on the opening day, hit back twice to earn a deserved point in their first top-flight game with a full house at Elland Road in 17 years.Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s first-half penalty was ca...Full Story »

Marcelo is always having fun

Posted Thursday, July 29, 2021 by Marca.com43 hits

The Real Madrid captain posted a video of him having fun in a buggy at training Marcelo is always having fun. Marcelo is Real Madrid's captain after the departure of Sergio Ramos, but that added responsibility hasn't affected the Brazilian's positivity. The 33-year-old has shared a video of himself on his way to training in one of the coaching staff's golf buggies, all while he has a huge gri...Full Story »

Man Utd weigh up bid for Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic

Posted Sunday, July 04, 2021 by Tribalfootball.com57 hits

Manchester United are eyeing Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic. But United may have to fight with Barcelona for the services of the Croatia international, says La Repubblica. Alongside skipper Luka Modric, Brozovic was one of the shining lights for his national side at the Euros putting in impressive performances in the competition's group stages and last 16. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Un...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa satisfied as Leeds end season with a win on an emotional day

Posted Monday, May 24, 2021 by PA42 hits

Marcelo Bielsa said he was “satisfied” with Leeds’ first season back in the Premier League after their last-day win against West Brom.Leeds finished off in style in front of an 8,000-crowd at Elland Road as goals from Rodrigo and Kalvin Phillips and Patrick Bamford’s penalty secured a 3-1 victory and ninth-placed finish.“It’s difficult to offer a conclusion be...Full Story »

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa says Patrick Bamford has had ‘very positive’ season

Posted Wednesday, May 19, 2021 by PA48 hits

Marcelo Bielsa insisted goalscorer Patrick Bamford will be positive about his season even if it does not end in England selection following Leeds’ 2-0 win at Southampton.The game looked to be heading for a draw until Bamford poked the ball through the legs of Saints goalkeeper Alex McCarthy to give his side a 73rd-minute lead.The striker had only one top-flight goal to his name before this...Full Story »

More to come from Rodrigo says Marcelo Bielsa as Leeds hit four past Burnley

Posted Saturday, May 15, 2021 by PA49 hits

Marcelo Bielsa warned there is more to come from Rodrigo after the Spain striker came off the bench to score a late brace in Leeds’ 4-0 win at Burnley.The 30-year-old effectively killed off the Clarets with his first goal, skipping between Ben Mee and James Tarkowski before beating Bailey Peacock-Farrell with a delightful finish, and then two minutes later he rounded the goalkeeper to cap ...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa: Leeds’ win over Spurs one of best performances this season

Posted Saturday, May 08, 2021 by PA27 hits

Marcelo Bielsa hailed Leeds’ display in their 3-1 win against Tottenham at Elland Road as one of their best of the season.Stuart Dallas gave Leeds an early lead and, although Son Heung-min equalised, Patrick Bamford restored the home side’s advantage before half-time and substitute Rodrigo slammed home a late third.It was another impressive performance by Bielsa’s side against ...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa believes Leeds were worthy winners against Manchester City

Posted Saturday, April 10, 2021 by PA24 hits

Marcelo Bielsa felt his 10-man Leeds side deserved their victory over Manchester City on Saturday – but would not have complained had they lost.Stuart Dallas struck twice, including an injury-time winner, as Leeds overcame the first-half sending-off of captain Liam Cooper to win 2-1 against the Premier League leaders at the Etihad Stadium.City racked up 29 shots in a dominant display but, ...Full Story »

Marcelo faces fine from Valencia government for breaching COVID-19 mandate

Posted Monday, March 29, 2021 by Marca.com79 hits

Marcelo took advantage of his time off to travel to Valencia with his family, though his actions appear to breach Spain's coronavirus restrictions and is now set for a rather harsh fine. The Brazilian defender uploaded a photograph of himself and his family to social media, showing them sitting at the beach in Valencia. Marcelo has breached the COVID-19 rules set by the Community of Valencia...Full Story »

Beckham keen on signing Marcelo for Inter Miami

Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2021 by Marca.com52 hits

David Beckham is reportedly looking to bring Marcelo to his MLS franchise at Inter Miami. The Miami owner has already attracted the services of former Real Madrid striker, Gonzalo Higuain, to Florida. Now, according to France Football, Beckham is interested in signing his former Los Blancos teammate, Marcelo. The pair have forged a good friendship over the years, which could come useful for...Full Story »

Dean Smith reveals Anwar El Ghazi would have enjoyed beating Marcelo Bielsa

Posted Sunday, February 28, 2021 by PA27 hits

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith said match-winner Anwar El Ghazi will have enjoyed coming out on top against his former manager Marcelo Bielsa.El Ghazi’s early goal at Elland Road secured Villa a 1-0 win at Leeds and lifted them to within one point of the Premier League’s top six.The 25-year-old Holland midfielder played under Bielsa during an 18-month spell at Lille before joining Villa...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa heaps praise on ‘spontaneous’ Leeds winger Raphinha

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2021 by PA27 hits

Marcelo Bielsa said there was little he could teach Raphinha, who turned in another eye-catching display in Leeds’ 3-0 home win against Southampton.Patrick Bamford’s 13th Premier League goal of the season and Stuart Dallas put Leeds in control before Raphinha curled home a sublime free-kick in the closing stages.The Brazilian winger laid on a host of chances for his team-mates as Lee...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa bemoans missed chances after Wolves edge victory over Leeds

Posted Saturday, February 20, 2021 by PA21 hits

Boss Marcelo Bielsa refused to blame bad luck after Illan Meslier’s own goal condemned Leeds to a 1-0 defeat at Wolves.The goalkeeper unwittingly turned in Adama Traore’s shot after it came back off the bar in the second half.Wolves climbed above Leeds into 11th in the Premier League as the visitors suffered a third defeat in four games.Bielsa said: “Luck is not a factor in the...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa says clean sheet ‘important’ in Leeds’ win over Crystal Palace

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2021 by PA26 hits

Marcelo Bielsa savoured Leeds’ first clean sheet in seven Premier League games after their 2-0 home win against Crystal Palace.Leeds moved into the top half of the table thanks to goals early in either half from Jack Harrison and Patrick Bamford and did not concede for the first time since their 5-0 win at West Brom at the end of December.“The fact that we didn’t concede any go...Full Story »

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