Bielsa’s Leeds revolution hasn’t been quite the revolution some might have expected so far, with not a huge amount of ins and outs at Elland Road.
Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa is famed for his meticulous approach and unique tactical method. Bielsa likes a 3-3-1-3 formation, in which players are versatile and adept and playing in several different positions, featuring a high press which gets his teams on the front foot. His innovative style is very attacking, and the Argentine will be looking to make the Whites good to watch as well as securing results in the coming season.
The Whites have solved their goalkeeping issue, bringing in the highly competent Jamal Blackman on a loan deal from Chelsea, but aside from that there has been a lack of activity, although the Whites have been linked with a number on names. The Whites have had a bid accepted for Wolves player Barry Douglas.
However, there is also a need to get rid of players who just have not worked out at Elland Road, or will not fit Bielsa’s style of play. There is little point keeping redundant players on the wage bill.
With that in mind, here are two players Marcelo Bielsa should have sold by now…