Football rumours: Real Madrid back in for De Gea? Leeds to appoint Bielsa?

Today’s fluff is not in the least bit prepared How do you rouse a sleeping giant? Electrotherapy might be worth a shot, reckons the owner of Leeds United, who plans to give the Yorkshire club a jolt by hiring Marcelo Bielsa as manager. Nearly two weeks on from the jilting of Paul Heckinbottom the much-hoped-for appointment may finally be made on Wednesday, although since the Argentine is a trained lawyer and famous stickler for details who likes to count the number of steps he takes in the dugout and says things like “there are 36 forms of communication in a pass”, those talks may go on for a while yet. Related: Julen Lopetegui to join Real Madrid as head coach after World Cup Continue reading...