Marcelo Bielsa Resigns As Leeds United Manager After 4-0 Trashing

Marcelo Bielsa Resigns As Leeds United Manager After 4-0 Trashing

by Victor Ndubuisi

Marcelo Bielsa, the manager of Leeds United, has resigned, according to talkSPORT.

Following their 4-0 devastating defeat at the hands of Tottenham on Saturday, the 63-year-old popular Argentine manager mutually agreed to depart the club.

The Lillywhites have conceded 60 goals in 26 games this season, earning just one point from their previous six domestic league matches.

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And their defeat at home by Antonio Conte’s Spurs on Saturday was the final straw for the Argentine manager.


Bielsa’s team had conceded six goals to Liverpool and four to Manchester United in the two games preceding to Saturday’s setback, which now puts their chances of staying in the English Premier League next season in jeopardy.

They are now 16th in the Premier League table, just two points clear of the relegation zone, with Burnley and Everton having two games in hand over them.

Leeds now have to appoint a manager for the first time since 2018.

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According to talkSPORT, the club have identified former RB Leipzig and Red Bull Salzburg boss, Jesse Marsch as their top target to replace the 63-year-old.


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