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Leeds United transfer news: Marcelo Bielsa wants West Ham United striker Jordan Hugill at Elland Road

Leeds United transfer news: Marcelo Bielsa wants West Ham United striker Jordan Hugill at Elland Road

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HUG OF WAR The former Preston and North End striker has failed to deliver at the London Stadium since arriving in January Marcelo Bielsa wants to sign Jordan Hugill from West Ham United this summer. The news Leeds United boss, who was appointed last month, is keen to add more firepower to his squad ahead of his debut managerial season in England. Hugill has played just 22 minutes of football since arriving in January And, according to The Sun, he has identified Hugill as a top target. However, Leeds may have to battle with Queens Park Rangers to land the 26-year-old, with Steve McClaren also trying to convince the striker to drop down from the Premier League. After arriving in east London in January from Preston North End, Hugill has failed t...
Leeds United FC news: Head coach Thomas Christiansen says he wants to bring Johan Cruyff's philosophy to Elland Road

Leeds United FC news: Head coach Thomas Christiansen says he wants to bring Johan Cruyff's philosophy to Elland Road

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Leeds head coach Thomas Christiansen wants to combine Johan Cruyff's philosophy with pragmatism in his bid to end the club's long wait for Premier League football.Danish-born Christiansen, 44, who has a Spanish mother and made two appearances for Spain as a player, was officially unveiled as Garry Monk's successor at Elland Road on Monday. He has signed a two-year deal with an option for a third.The former APOEL Nicosia boss was schooled under Cruyff as a teenager at Barcelona and will adopt the Dutch great's blueprint, with his own twist, as he targets English football's top flight."Everyone has their way to coach, to perform with the team, but of course he was very important," said Christiansen, signed by Cruyff for Barca aged 18 and who went on to play for Oviedo and Villarreal, plus Bu...