Robbie Keane comments about Leeds

A general view of Elland Road as play continues in the second half during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Queens Park Rangers at Elland Road on December 8, 2018 in...

Leeds United are in the hunt for Premier League promotion again this season.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa gives sweets to the young fans as he arrives at Elland Road during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Queens Park Rangers at Elland...

Robbie Keane believes that Marcelo Bielsa is ushering a return of a major 'feel-good factor' at Leeds United.

Bielsa's side are hoping to right the wrongs of last season and win Premier League promotion after a 15-year absence from the top flight.

Leeds looked certain to go up automatically for much of last term, before a late-season collapse saw them settle for a playoff spot, where Derby County beat them over two legs.

This season, the Whites are third in the Championship and only two points behind top-of-the-table West Brom, whom they beat last month.

 

And former Leeds hitman Keane is confident that the Argentine can bring back the good times.

He told Leeds Live: "It looks like it’s coming back. He’s [Bielsa] obviously done a good job, close last year, I’m sure they’ll be hoping to go up this year. Best of luck to them.”

How Leeds fans would love a striker like Keane back at Elland Road.

The Irishman netted 126 times in the Premier League during a goal-laden career in the top flight.

Patrick Bamford isn't a bad striker by any means, but he ended a two-month goal drought from the penalty spot in Leeds' last game and a more prolific marksman might make all the difference this season.

Leeds United's manager Marcelo Bielsa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Sheffield,...

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