So yeah, it’s really happening.
Leeds have landed Marcelo Bielsa as manager (or head coach, whatever) and look to gearing up for a run at promotion.
Leeds/AR will play it down but they're throwing it at promotion this season.— Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) June 14, 2018
Plenty of names have been rumoured in the press, but with Bielsa as the new manager, it would be likely that some high-profile loans and players might also be on their way to Elland Road.
Here’s to going all-in. The foundations have been laid at the club to take it forward, now it’s time to go all-in.
On to the links.
Leeds United Links
It’s been reported that Marcelo Bielsa has signed the contract and will be the next manager at Leeds. [Through It All Together]
Bielsa can turn Leeds into the best team in the Championship. [The Independent]
The staff at TIAT took a crack at predicting the World Cup. We’ll all be wrong. [Through It All Together]
England and English Football Links
Nottingham Forest signed a pair of players from Benfica, Diogo Goncalves and Joao Carvalho. [Nottingham Post]
Premier League fixtures were released, as if anyone cares while the World Cup is going on. [BBC.com]
World Football Links
Santos Laguna defender Nestor Araujo is going to RC Celta Vigo in La Liga. [FMF State of Mind]
An American makes the case why other Americans should root for Mexico in this year’s World Cup. [FMF State of Mind]
Russia beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 to kick off the World Cup. [The Independent]
Despite a goofy video, Antoine Griezmann shocked many people by deciding to stay at Atlético Madrid. [Into The Calderon]