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Leeds United: Fans debate Marcelo Bielsa’s English language skills in Twitter post

Leeds United: Fans debate Marcelo Bielsa’s English language skills in Twitter post

Since joining Leeds United, Marcelo Bielsa has been a staple of the club’s recent revival – only just missing out on promotion last season. 

Back again and ready for another top-flight push, Leeds have continued from where they left off – currently sitting third and level on points with Preston North End in second.

Is Marcelo Bielsa capable of taking Leeds United up?

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However, following The Athletic’s Leeds United correspondent Phil Hay’s piece, a debate has sparked as to whether his lack of English skills is relevant to his potential success.

According to Hay, the manager has grown increasingly frustrated at his slow ability to learn the English language – prompting the former Yorkshire Evening Post journalist to write a piece over whether it could affect his time in England.

In response, Leeds fans have debated the issue themselves – prompting a few mixed opinions from supporters of the Elland Road outfit – with one take catching former boss Dave Hockaday in the firing line.

Here’s what the Leeds faithful had to say on the matter…

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