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‘Keep an eye on’ – Journalist says Bielsa could take major PL job

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Whereas discussing Steven Gerrard’s dismissal, journalist Ben Jacobs believes that former Leeds United supervisor Marcelo Bielsa may very well be in line to take over his job at Villa Park.

The Argentine who did an incredible job at Leeds has been out of labor for eight months, and a return to English soccer may very well be on the playing cards.

In response to Jacobs, the record of replacements for Steven Gerrard was drawn up weeks in the past in mild of their disastrous begin to the season, and Bielsa’s identify was amongst these shortlisted.

Whereas talking on Off The Ball, he mentioned:

“Sean Dyche will probably be linked to Aston Villa as effectively, after which an outsider to keep watch over is Marcelo Bielsa, the previous Leeds supervisor. It’s an open race in the mean time, however a whole lot of the legwork when it comes to shortlists and candidates was performed weeks in the past.”

Neither Leeds followers nor Villa followers will probably be significantly thrilled by these hyperlinks as the 2 golf equipment have a bit of little bit of historical past because the controversial incident again in 2019. Leeds had scored a objective whereas Anwar El Ghazi was down injured which left the Villa crew angered resulting in chaos. Marcelo Bielsa then ordered his crew to permit Villa to attain, inflicting much more uproar between the 2 groups, and whereas this was a really sporting act, Villa followers nonetheless maintain a grudge in opposition to him.

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Former Burnley supervisor Sean Dyche is one other identify talked about by Jacobs, whereas Aston Villa are additionally being linked with extra ‘bold’ names, with The Telegraph mentioning Thomas Tuchel and Mauricio Pochettino as two candidates which can be being thought-about by the house owners.