Kalvin Phillips & Patrick Bamford amongst Leeds stars to send messages to departed Marcelo Bielsa


A number of Leeds United stars have taken to social media on Sunday, to respond to the news of Marcelo Bielsa's dismissal.

The news which so many amongst the Leeds fanbase were so dreading over the course of the last week was of course finally forthcoming early this morning.

This came in the form of the announcement that beloved manager Marcelo Bielsa had been relieved of his duties at Elland Road, on the back of yet another alarming defeat at the hands of struggling Tottenham on Saturday:

In turn, it should come as little surprise to hear that, on the back of their long-time boss' exit being made official, a whole host of Leeds stars have since taken to social media, to send messages of gratitude and farewell to Bielsa.

Check out just some of the highlights from across Twitter below:

Marsch incoming

Turning attentions back towards the road ahead at Leeds, one tactician in particular is of course viewed as the overwhelming favourite to replace Bielsa in the dugout at Elland Road.

The manager in question? Jesse Marsch.

As per a whole host of reliable sources, former RB Leipzig boss Marsch has been identified as the first-choice managerial target on the part of the brass in west Yorkshire, with his appointment, in turn, expected to be made official over the coming 48 hours.


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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

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