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Morning Leeds-in for 11 June: Abel Hernandez & Marcelo Bielsa in same town in Uruguay: Coincidence?

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Abel Hernandez appears to be visiting his home country of Uruguay and just so happens to be in the same town as Marcelo Bielsa. Small world, huh?

So Punta del Este is a wealthy resort town in Uruguay, so it’s not surprising that someone like Hernandez, who is a famous footballer after all, would be visiting a fancy resort. However, it also happens to be where Bielsa, who has been rumoured to be the new coach of Leeds, has been at a football conference.

So, this could all be a coincidence, but it’s fun to speculate that it’s not and the two of them met. After all, the chief football writer for the New York Times, not one for idle speculation, said that Leeds were already running potential signings past Bielsa.

It’s interesting at least.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Leeds are linked with Derby County’s Matej Vydra. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English Football Links

Former Wales and Sunderland manager Chris Coleman takes up role in China at Hebei China Fortune. [BBC.com]

Pep Guardiola responded to Yaya Toure’s claims about how Guardiola treats African players. [Sky Sports]

World Football Links

Leonardo Bonucci says that he is staying at AC Milan. [AC Milan Offside]

Chicharito says that he wouldn’t celebrate his birthday with an elaborate party as he did this year again, as it got the whole Mexico squad in the papers and at least one player in the doghouse at home. [ESPN.com]

Young players to look for at the World Cup. [BBC.com]

Santi Cazorla is back at Villarreal. [Villarreal USA]

Brazil easily beat Austria, a preview of how they’ll do in the World Cup? [Sky Sports]

The Portland Timbers drew Sporing Kansas City 0-0 in a fairly predictable result. [Stumptown Footy]