Hours before the club made it official, Marcelo Bielsa confirmed his contractual situation had been resolved, adding that, as usual, it is a one year-long commitment. He then praised England international Kalvin Phillips for his performance in the Euro and said he had options to feature in their Premier League debut against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Bielsa also said he had been surprised by Leo Messi’s departure from FC Barcelona.
Bielsa on Raphinha’s positional change and his contract situation
Following Leeds United’s 3-0 victory against Southampton, Marcelo Bielsa spoke about the positional change of his wingers, including goalscorer Raphinha. The Argentinian manager also addressed his contract situation, saying it is still early in the season and adding that he does ...read more
Messi: 'Verratti is one of the best in his position'
Leo Messi said his new teammate Marco Verratti is one of the best players in his position and admitted that FC Barcelona had been interested in the Italian in the past. Now it has gone the other way round and Messi has joined Verratti at PSG. ...read more
Jurgen Klopp praises Kabak and Phillips after Wolves win
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp were in full praise for central defenders Ozan Kabak and Nat Phillips as the pairing achieved another clean sheet together against Wolves. ...read more
Bielsa on how Guardiola has had a great impact in the game
Marcelo Bielsa said that a great compliment to Pep Guardiola as a manager is the fact that another style emerged only with the purpose of stopping his way of playing from thriving. The Argentinian manager had been asked about his influence on other coaches and he denied his ...read more