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Morning Leeds-in for 18 August: Is the ‘first four match winning streak’ really a big deal?

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So, is this really a big deal or not?

A lot of Leeds fans are getting excited about this streak, that Marcelo Bielsa could set a record at Leeds, that no manager has won their first four matches in charge of the club.

If it was an unproven manager like Thomas Christiansen, maybe, but this is Bielsa we’re talking about, a literal legend.

And while it’s nice to win a bunch of games at the start of a season, it’s the ones at the end that matter more in the long run.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Preview of the Rotherham United match later today. [Through It All Together]

England and English Football Links

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne will be out for three months. []

Birmingham City held to a scoreless draw with Swansea City. []

Sheffield Wednesday’s transfer embargo lifted. [Sky Sports]

World Football Links

Mexican tax authorities are investigating “double contracts” at Veracruz and at other club’s in Mexico’s Liga MX. [FMF State of Mind]

What do the latest additions bring to AC Milan? [AC Milan Offside]

Another report card about Milan’s transfer window. [AC Milan Offside]

A wrap-up of all of Fiorentina’s transfer business this summer. [Viola Nation]

Carlos Queiroz is reportedly an option to be the next Mexico national team manager. [FMF State of Mind]