Everton fans react to shock Marcelo Bielsa rumour

Marcelo Bielsa, manager of Leeds United before the Sky Bet Championship match between Rotherham United and Leeds United at the New York Stadium, Rotherham on Saturday 26th January 2019.

Everton have been linked with Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa.

Marcelo Bielsa, manager of Leeds United before the Sky Bet Championship match between Rotherham United and Leeds United at the New York Stadium, Rotherham, England, UK, on Saturday 26th...

Everton slipped to another defeat on Saturday afternoon, and Marco Silva's future as manager is coming under increasing scrutiny.

The Toffees were beaten 1-0 as Silva made his first return to former club Watford, with Andre Gray grabbing the only goal of the game.

It's now just three wins in 14 for Everton and three defeats in a row, with Silva now coming under huge pressure already.

 

The Portuguese boss was only brought in over the summer, but results have been dire of late, appearing very similar to how he ended up struggling at Watford.

Now, The Mirror report that Everton may already have a potential replacement in mind, with Leeds United's Marcelo Bielsa thought to be a target if Silva ends up losing his job.

The Argentine has impressed in charge of Leeds this season, and currently has the Whites sat in second place in the Championship table, with a Premier League return potentially on the cards.

Marcelo Bielsa, manager of Leeds United before the Sky Bet Championship match between Rotherham United and Leeds United at the New York Stadium, Rotherham on Saturday 26th January 2019.

It seems unlikely that Everton would be able to tempt Bielsa away from Elland Road right now, and Toffees fans have been taking to Twitter to react to the rumours.

Many believe that Bielsa is a 'flavour of the month' manager just like Silva, and think that 'El Loco' would simply bring even more madness to Goodison Park.

Others are split on Bielsa's fit at Everton, with some hoping that Farhad Moshiri doesn't have anything to do with an appointment given his track record so far.

A general view of Gooodison Park before the Premier League match between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on September 16, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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