Leeds United have been professing their love for Marcelo Bielsa after he commented on Tuesday’s comeback victory over Millwall.
The Argentine has claimed that living with professionals has allowed him to admire them and refused to take any credit for the comeback because he didn’t want people to think he was the one that did it (via Phil Hay). It’s a move that sees the Argentine distance himself from any credit for the stunning victory, however, it’s the second time the club have pulled off a spectacular feat in a short space of time under the 64-year-old’s management.
Two fans didn’t hold back in their praise of the club’s manager.
The most wholesome manager in football
— Martyn 💙💛 (@martyn_ss) January 30, 2020
Change the sabbath to Bielsa press day … the man just delivers gospel – modesty and is humble beyond belief. Shelters the players when they flounder & stands back from praise when they win! We will never see his like again #Leeds
— BeanTownBonkers (@snb7x) January 30, 2020
Earlier this campaign, the club fought back to overcome stubborn resistance from Birmingham City as they let a lead slip, not once but three times to eventually win 5-4 at St. Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium, suggesting the former Marseille man has installed some form mental strength in his squad. Fans were left falling in love with the fact Bielsa refused to take any credit for the comeback as they took to Twitter to react. Here is a selection of tweets from the Elland Road faithful:
We don’t really deserve him
— IsThatConfirmed (@IsThatConfirmed) January 30, 2020
Imagine taking the blame when things go wrong but not taking the credit when it goes right,my manager ❤
— Adam Barlow (@AdamPaulBarlow) January 30, 2020
Thing’s we don’t deserve;
— Tommy Leeds (@DonMarceloLUFC) January 30, 2020
— Ron (@ronaallleeds) January 30, 2020
Takes the blame when things don’t go well, but wont take credit when things do go well. A true leader and an inspiration to us all. We are so lucky to have him.
— Deb Ster (@smales73) January 30, 2020
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