Tag: Marcelo Bielsa

What Marcelo Bielsa said about his former player Nicolas Pepe

Marcelo Bielsa, current manager of Arsenal's upcoming Premier League opponents Leeds, praised his former player Nicolas Pepe earlier this year.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Leeds United at Craven Cottage on December 21, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

1 win in 7 for Leeds since Nketiah returned to Arsenal

Leeds United lost again at the weekend leaving them with just one win in seven games since Eddie Nketiah was recalled from his loan.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 27: Edward Nketiah of Arsenal looks on during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 27, 2020, in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Marcelo Bielsa goes on bizarre rant about Eddie Nketiah

It's over a month since Eddie Nketiah left Leeds United to rejoin Arsenal, but Marcelo Bielsa is still ranting about it in his press conferences.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Leeds United at Craven Cottage on December 21, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Leeds United manager bemoans loss of Eddie Netiah

Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa was left to regret his decision not to use Eddie Nketiah more this season as his side lost to QPR and wished the forward was still at the club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Leeds United at Craven Cottage on December 21, 2019, in London, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Leeds manager: Pepe has skills, obvious skills, skills to show

Ahead of Arsenal's FA Cup game against Leeds United on Monday, their head coach, Marcelo Bielsa has been bigging up Nicolas Pepe's skills.
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United arrives prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Arsenal recall Eddie Nketiah, meeting Arteta today to decide his future

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta and Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa both confirmed that Eddie Nketiah has been recalled by Arsenal, something the player then confirmed on Twitter.
LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on August 21, 2019 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Arsenal draw Leeds in the FA Cup: Can Eddie Nketiah feature?

Arsenal face Leeds United at home in the third round of the FA Cup, with the match to take place between the 3rd and the 6th of January.
LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United celebrates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on August 21, 2019 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Marcelo Bielsa confirms Eddie Nketiah's training return date after injury

Marcelo Bielsa has confirmed Eddie Nketiah will return to training with the main group next week, after which he should be ready to play.

Arsenal forward picks up abdominal injury

Eddie Nketiah missed out on Leeds United's victory over QPR on Saturday, after picking up an abdominal injury the previous day.
BARNSLEY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on September 15, 2019 in Barnsley, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Marcelo Bielsa explains why he’s going to keep picking Patrick Bamford over Eddie Nketiah

Marcelo Bielsa says Patrick Bamford will start this weekend, once again, and he's explained why he won't drop the striker for Eddie Nketiah.
BARNSLEY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on September 15, 2019 in Barnsley, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Marcelo Bielsa suggests he’s going to bench Nketiah for the 11th consecutive league game

Marcelo Bielsa has suggested he's going to bench Eddie Nketiah for the 11th Championship game in a row on Tuesday.
LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United celebrates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on August 21, 2019 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

No goals in six starts for Patrick Bamford but Eddie Nketiah is still benched

Eddie Nketiah made his seventh substitute appearance of the season for Leeds United on Saturday, as Patrick Bamford continues to start ahead of him.
BARNSLEY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on September 15, 2019 in Barnsley, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Marcelo Bielsa tries to explain why he’s picking Bamford over Nketiah

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has attempted to explain why he continues to pick Patrick Bamford over Eddie Nketiah.
LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on August 21, 2019 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Leeds concerned Arsenal will recall Eddie Nketiah in January

According to an article in The Athletic, Leeds United are stressing that Arsenal may recall Eddie Nketiah in January, but the reason is not the first one that comes to mind.
LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 21: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United celebrates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on August 21, 2019 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Marcelo Bielsa hails Eddie Nketiah as he sends Leeds fans wild

Eddie Nketiah scored again for Leeds United on Wednesday night, netting the winner just four minutes into his home debut after being brought on as a sub late in the game.
SALFORD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United scores the opening goal during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Salford City and Leeds United at Moor Lane on August 13, 2019, in Salford, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Eddie Nketiah on working with Marcelo Bielsa and why he’s not setting goals

Eddie Nketiah says he has a lot to learn from Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa, and he wants to take things step by step with his loan club.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cheslea at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 19, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Unai Emery comes out in defence of Leeds manager amid 'spygate' scandal

If you've been living under a rock for the past few weeks you might have missed the uproar in England because Leeds United manager, Marco Bielsa, has been sending his minions around the country to spy on his opposition.