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Leeds United sack Marcelo Bielsa after slump in form

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Leeds United parted methods with Argentine supervisor Marcelo Bielsa on Sunday after their 4-0 house loss to Tottenham Hotspur left the membership hovering above the Premier League relegation zone.

Bielsa, appointed in 2018, took Leeds again into the highest flight for the primary time in 16 years they usually completed ninth final season.

Defeat by Spurs was their fourth straight loss, nevertheless, they usually conceded 17 targets in these matches, leaving them in sixteenth place, two factors above the relegation zone.

“This has been the toughest decision I have had to make during my tenure at Leeds United, taking into account all the success Marcelo has had at the club,” Leeds chairman Andrea Radrizzani stated.

Bielsa turned a massively common determine at Leeds after ending their years outdoors of the Premier League and restoring them to the highest flight with an entertaining model of high-energy attacking football.

“He changed the culture of the club and brought a winning mentality to us all. The moments created, particularly in the 2019/20 season and winning promotion to the Premier League, will of course live long in all our memories, myself and the fans included,” Radrizzani stated.

“However, I have to act in the best interest of the club and I believe a change is required now in order to secure our Premier League status. Recent results and performances have not met our expectations.”

Leeds stated that they had plans for a “permanent tribute” to Bielsa at their Elland Road stadium.

They are planning to make an announcement about Bielsa’s alternative on Monday.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.


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