talkSPORT host Adrian Durham made a surprising Leeds United prediction, claiming they’ll be relegated AND Marcelo Bielsa will go away this season!
The Whites performed their first top-flight match in 16 years on Saturday, dropping a barnstorming encounter 4-Three as Mo Salah scored a late, late penalty to finish his hat-trick.
Many count on the high-octane aspect which lit up the Championship to thrive within the Premier League, and Leeds definitely confirmed their high quality at Anfield.
Nonetheless, Durham isn’t so certain.
In truth, the Drive presenter reckons Leeds will get relegated and Bielsa will go away on the finish of the season.
The eccentric Argentine, affectionately generally known as El Loco, has reworked Leeds during the last two seasons and a few consider his energetic philosophy has the Whites primed to observe within the footsteps of Sheffield United and Wolves.
However for each success story from a newly-promoted aspect, there are a dozen failures, and Durham factors to Leeds’ summer time recruitment to counsel they’ll battle this season.
The Yorkshire membership have spent greater than £40million on summer time signings, however Durham says it’s nonetheless not sufficient.
“I believe Leeds will get relegated,” started Durham’s unimaginable declare earlier this week. “I believe Bielsa will go away as nicely.
“I don’t like saying it, you recognize I’ve received a delicate spot for Leeds.
“Their recruitment has proven a disregard for the degrees required within the Premier League.
“Ben White has gone and quite a bit is being requested of Kalvin Phillips.
“We don’t know if he’s going to have the ability to do it within the Premier League.
“Personally, I believe he’s adequate, however I go searching the remainder of the Leeds staff and I see Stuart Dallas and Luke Ayling at full-back.
“I believe they’re respectable, they’ve executed nice they usually’ve improved dramatically, however they have been backside half of the Championship a few years in the past.
“For Bielsa to enhance them to the place they’ve received to now could be wonderful, however for him to take them to a different degree the place they survive within the Premier League could be past Bielsa.”