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Harry Redknapp comments on Leeds' Marcelo Bielsa

Harry Redknapp keeps dry under an umbrella prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park on October 15, 2016 in London, England.

Leeds United drew 1-1 at Preston North End on Tuesday night.

Harry Redknapp keeps dry under an umbrella prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park on October 15, 2016 in London, England.

Harry Redknapp has been quoted by Leeds Live as saying that he isn't really sure what to make of Leeds United under Marcelo Bielsa, seemingly unconvinced by 'El Loco' despite tipping the club for promotion.

Leeds were in action on Tuesday night, facing a tricky trip to Preston North End, and they claimed a 1-1 draw as Eddie Nketiah rescued a point.

That came after a 1-0 win over Birmingham City on Saturday afternoon, and ahead of tonight's Championship games, Leeds sat second in the table.

 

The Whites sit just two points behind league leaders West Bromwich Albion, but some have been concerned with their recent form, especially going forward.

With just five goals scored in their last six games, Leeds haven't quite hit their usual heights going forward, with Patrick Bamford particularly struggling in front of goal.

Still, Leeds remain one of the favourites to go up to the Premier League this season, and Harry Redknapp has had his say on their prospects this season.

Redknapp, speaking at At Evening With Harry Redknapp earlier this week, suggested that he can't really work out what will happen to Leeds this season, as they seem to follow up a good result with a disappointment.

Marcelo Bielsa of Leeds United looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Leeds United at Deepdale on October 22, 2019 in Preston, England.

Redknapp noted that Bielsa is supposed to be a genius and may well be, but he can't really work him out due to those strange results, and still thinks that Leeds will win promotion this season despite missing out last term in bizarre circumstances.

“I’m not sure what will happen they seem to have a couple of good wins and then a bad result,” said Redknapp. “The manager is a strange one I can’t quite work him out. He’s supposed to be a genius and he probably is, his record is good, I’m not sure what will happen but I think they will get up - it is an open division.”

“I thought they’d get up last year. I went to watch the game in the semi final of the playoffs at Derby and they murdered Derby. I found it amazing Derby turned the second leg around,” he added.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Birmingham City at Elland Road on October 19, 2019 in Leeds, England.

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