Yeah, this isn’t gonna be a thing.
I just don’t see it. I don’t see Bielsa suddenly punting on someone he’s had the opportunity to use for weeks but have consistently overlooked.— Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) April 25, 2019
Izzy Brown will be the answer to a trivia question one day, but it’s become abundantly clear that Marcelo Bielsa doesn’t think that Chelsea loanee Brown is going to make an impact this season at Leeds. He’s been great for the U23s, but that’s going to be about it.
Unless he can suddenly play left back, in which case, Izzy, come on down.
On to the links.
Leeds United Links
David Prutton believes that Leeds can make it through the playoffs. [Yorkshire Evening Post]
England and English Football Links
Manchester United’s Paul Pogba is on the PFA team of the year for the Premier League. You might have heard about it. [BBC.com]
Marco Silva dismissed claims of inconsistency at Everton. [Royal Blue Mersey]
World Football Links
Villarreal have now won three straight in La Liga after defeating high-flying Real Sociedad 1-0 and are closing in on safety after spending much of the season in or around the relegation spots. [Villarreal USA]
Highlights from AC Milan’s Coppa Italia semifinal loss. [AC Milan Offside]
Recap & Player Ratings from Milan’s 1-0 loss to Lazio. [AC Milan Offside]
Highlights from Atalanta’s 2-1 victory over Fiorentina. [Viola Nation]
Wanda Nara continues to insist that Mauro Icardi is staying at Inter Milan. Sure, why not. [Serpents of Madonnina]
Round up of last week in Mexico’s Liga MX Femenil. [FMF State of Mind]