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Morning Leeds-in for 25 June: Marcelo Bielsa set to be unveiled today by Leeds

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The day is finally here.

It’s been a long time since Leeds fans have had this much excitement surrounding the appointment of a new manager, but here we are.

There is no script for this, because the past “big” names to come to the club, names like Jock Stein or Brian Clough, were not in the modern era of football. The gap between the “haves” and the “have-nots” of English football have never been so wide, with all of the money in the Premier League, nor was the world so interconnected with players moving across international boundaries so easily as they do today.

An Argentine legend as the manager of an second division English club. Total madness. Both sides have a lot to lose if this doesn’t work out, and both have a lot to gain if it does.

Here’s hoping it does.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Marcelo Bielsa’s first press conference to be streamed live. [Leeds United.com]

Hospitality packages are now available, if you’re into that sort of thing. [Leeds United.com]

England and English Football Links

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane had a hat-trick as England beat Panama 6-1. [Sky Sports]

Despite the drubbing of Panama, Gareth Southgate wasn’t happy with the team’s performance. [BBC.com]

World Football Links

Who needs what in the final fixtures of the group stage to qualify for the knockout rounds of the tournament. [BBC.com]

Sporting Clube de Portugal president Bruno de Carvalho to quit after fans voted they wanted him gone. [BBC.com]

Colombia rebounded from their opening loss to beat, and eliminate, Poland. [ESPN.com]

Japan came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with Senegal. [ESPN.com]

The latest in the ownership saga at AC Milan has Italian-born American businessman Rocco Commisso interested in buying the club. [AC Milan Offside]