'Hope it wasn't Potts': Barnsley fans react to Leeds manager's Oakwell trip

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on October 6, 2018 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United's Championship title-chasing manager Marcelo Bielsa was spotted watching League One high-flyers Barnsley on Saturday.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on October 6, 2018 in Leeds, England.

Marcelo Bielsa just doesn’t stop. The Leeds United manager is enjoying a hard earned break right now with the international weekend meaning Leeds United have had no league games this weekend.

Though Bielsa’s need for a football fix encouraged him to take the short trip down to Barnsley on Saturday afternoon. The legendary tactician was spotted in the stands as The Tykes beat Luton Town 3-2 in dramatic fashion to cement their place in third in the League One table.

But what was the reason for Bielsa’s trip? Was he simply enjoying an exciting game of football or is there a reason for Barnsley fans to be concerned?

A general view of Oakwell stadium during the pre season friendly at Oakwell Stadium between Barnsley and Huddersfield Town on July 22, 2017 in Barnsley, England.

There are certainly a few who seem to be worried by potential Leeds interest in a number of their key players heading into the January transfer window.

Bielsa will no doubt have been impressed by highly-rated midfielder Brad Potts, who took his tally to five this season with a smart finish from the edge of the area against Luton.

Brad Potts of Barnsley during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Barnsley at Pirelli Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Burton-upon-Trent, England.

Defender Ethan Pinnock has also turned heads this season with his fine performances while Alex Mowatt, who was a key player at Leeds between 2013 and 2017, has been impressive of late too.

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