'For the love of god', 'Not now' - Plenty of Leeds fans react to EFL Twitter update
Marcelo Bielsa is up for the Championship Manager of the Month Award and plenty of superstitious Leeds United fans are desperate for him not to get it.
Many fans see the award as a curse and with Leeds on a five-game winning run, they don’t want anything to get in the way of the Bielsa juggernaut.
Bielsa is up against promotion rivals Slaven Bilic (West Brom) and Scott Parker (Fulham), with Wigan boss Paul Cook making up the nominees.
The news was announced on the official EFL Championship Twitter page on Thursday morning.
Your #SkyBetChampionship Manager of the Month nominees!#EFL pic.twitter.com/ofjItjxGU6
— Sky Bet Championship (@SkyBetChamp) March 12, 2020
Bielsa was given the November Manager of the Month award after an amazing run that included a run of five straight wins in November.
That was followed by a disastrous slump in form that saw the club win just two games in 12. That let the chasing pack catch up but the latest run has seen the buffer back to third move back to seven points, with Leeds one point ahead of West Brom at the top of the table.
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Plenty of Leeds fans don’t want to see a repeat of what happened last time Bielsa was given the award and the majority want the ‘curse’ to go to Scott Parker….
Give it to anyone else but Bielsa. He deserves it, but we do not need the MOTM curse at this stage😂😂
— Jonathon Sloan (@JSloan1995) March 12, 2020
Give it to Parker imo
— AYLINGSZN (@DanPaton5) March 12, 2020
Gotta be Scott parker
— Oli Walker – Yorkshire Not English (@Oli_LUFC_) March 12, 2020
Scott parker, scott parker, Scott parker, scott parker etc 👍
— Tony LUFC (@Tonylufc28) March 12, 2020
Do not give it to Bielsa!
— Jack 💙🤍💛 (@KingWhiteRose) March 12, 2020
Everyone vote Scott Parker plz, I beg
— Lucas Pagden (@LucasPaggy012) March 12, 2020
I think it should be a joint award for Parker and Bilic. Both have had an excellent month, would be a shame for them not to receive it so let’s split it for the love of the game 👍🏻
— Sean (@ROI_LUFC) March 12, 2020
Bielsa has already won it once and its a curse so give it to Parker or Billic!!!!!! Please.
— Alienbumnote💙🤍💛 (@alienbumnote) March 12, 2020
Lord Jesus please don’t give this to Bielsa …not now… 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
— Anna Mason (@annab61324) March 12, 2020
Not Bielsa, no thanks, not after last time!
— Roy (@RoyLUFC) March 12, 2020
Not Bielsa. We don’t want that curse, hell no
— Dale Nicholson (@Ciderman666) March 12, 2020
Give it to Cook, for the love of god and all this is holy DO NOT GIVE IT TO BIELSA!!!
— WeAllLoveLeeds (@AllLeeds3) March 12, 2020
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