Simon Grayson thinks Leeds United can be welcomed again into the Premier League the place they’ll be capable of renew some outdated rivalries.
Leeds’ promotion to the highest flight was confirmed when West Brom had been crushed by Huddersfield on Friday night time.
Former supervisor Grayson was delighted to see them again within the Premier League and believes it’s a good thing for town.
He informed talkSPORT: “I believe it’s a large achievement. One thing that’s been ready to occur for a very long time. Sixteen years because the Premier League, even as much as final night time individuals had been anxious and nervous about whether or not it was going to occur.
“Doing it the Leeds manner it might go fallacious. It will likely be a second of reduction for the soccer supporters and metropolis typically.
“They are going to simply be having fun with it now and no one else can be having them deal with Derby on the weekend. It’s what they’ve labored so arduous for.
“He’s (Marcelo Bielsa) a demanding coach and the gamers have labored extraordinarily arduous and have been very affected person. They are going to renew some huge rivalries subsequent season with Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool.
“It’s an awesome factor that has occurred for town of Leeds and I believe the Premier League will welcome Leeds again there due to the fan base, the rivalries and expectancy ranges and all the pieces that goes with Leeds United being a part of the Premier League.”
The membership additionally suffered the lack of quite a lot of legends within the latest weeks and months which Grayson mentioned makes this second all of the extra vital.
He added: “It’s poignant second. You lose Jack Charlton, Norman Hunter and Trevor Cherry. Three iconic figures, legends at Leeds United. They are going to be trying down on Leeds on the previous few weeks making an attempt to do their bit as effectively.
“It’s the centenary season as effectively, which makes it extra particular. It’s improbable for everyone who’s linked with the soccer membership who helps them, who has performed for them and who has managed them.”