Leeds United’s Marcelo Bielsa Launches Broadside At Media For Ridiculing Him | Football NewsDecember 24, 2020
Leeds United suffered a 6-2 hammering in opposition to Manchester United of their final league recreation.© AFP
Leeds United coach Marcelo Bielsa on Thursday hit out on the press who in accordance with the ex-Marseille boss are attempting to destabilise his gamers by suggesting he alters his attacking ways. The 65-year-old Argentinian has remodeled the fortunes of the as soon as ailing giants restoring their Premier League standing after a 16-year hiatus. His technique of all out assault and successfully shoot on sight has drawn loads of reward however there have been some heavy defeats, most lately final Sunday’s 6-2 hammering at Manchester United. Leeds strategy the busy festive interval starting with Sunday’s house recreation with Burnley in 14th place, seven factors above the relegation zone.
“It’s just another way to try to ridicule me,” mentioned Bielsa at a press convention referring to the questioning of his technique.
Bielsa, referred to as ‘El Loco’ (The Crazy One), arrived with a file and spent greater than 40 minutes analysing his workforce’s loss at Old Trafford in answering questions on their type.
“I don’t worry too much about what the press think,” Bielsa mentioned.
“What does worry me is what is written influences the public, they decrease the capacity to understand for the public.
“Also, they attempt to destabilise issues by suggesting to the gamers the type must be modified.
“Of course, this happens when the results allow. It doesn’t matter if in the previous game, the opinion was completely different.”
The former Argentina and Chile boss mentioned it’s only regular that when somebody is down the media put the boot in.
“The best way to win is to play well. So nobody can say I put style over results,” mentioned Bielsa.
“Normally, when there is adversity, what the press do is try to weaken the one who is facing adversity or to ridicule the style of play of a team.”
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