Some Leeds United fans have hit out at Marcelo Bielsa after the Argentine commented on Jean-Kevin Augustin ahead of their game against Nottingham Forest.
According to a post by Phil Hay, the manager suggested that he will only use players that he believes are ready as he is the head coach. Jean-Kevin Augustin was left out of the club’s squad for the defeat at home to Wigan Athletic last weekend, a decision which was questioned by a pundit and supporters.
It seems as though one fan is starting to turn on the former Marseille coach, who he criticised for being ‘stubborn’.
so in short, stubborn
— Sam Sly (@samissly) February 6, 2020
The decision proved to be a costly one with Patrick Bamford once again the centre of attention for his inability to finish off chances. The former Middlesbrough striker had a header go past the upright as well as two chances cleared off the line in a frustrating loss to the Latics (via BBC). Fans seemed to turn on their coach as they took to Twitter to react to his suggestions about players who are ready to start. Here is a selection of tweets from the Elland Road faithful:
Bielsa: "If Augustin gets to 70 per cent of his skills, it is enough for him to play here. If he can only use 50 per cent of his skills then it is not enough. It's very easy to criticise Bamford because he misses chances but he scored 12 times. We shouldn't under-estimate him."
— Phil Hay (@PhilHay_) February 6, 2020
he’s a clown
— george (@georgeIufc) February 6, 2020
The definition of insanity
— Wakey⚽️💛💙 (@WakeyWhite7) February 6, 2020
My faith is waning in him.
— Rich (@B1GRich2020) February 6, 2020
I’m sorry, that’s just being stubborn, sometimes he needs to swallow his pride
— Luke Fella (@luke_fella) February 6, 2020
And hes necer wrong is he with his success record of 2 trophies in 29 years you can see why hes never wrong the stubborn guy
— Paul Milner (@paulmilner365) February 6, 2020
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