Jesse Marsch has three games to save his job at Leeds United as journalist shares what he's been told
Jesse Marsch seems to have just three games left to save his job at Leeds United after dropping into the relegation zone at the weekend, according to Ben Jacobs.
Leeds go to Liverpool this weekened before welcoming Bournemouth to Elland Road on 5 November and then taking on Wolves in the Carabao Cup at Molineux four days later.
According to Jacobs, that game against Bournemouth is the biggest one and Marsch needs to win it otherwise he could face the chop.
“Leeds know that they can’t afford to let this continue for too long, or they risk getting cut adrift towards the back end of this half of the season and then the beginning of next year,” Jacobs told GiveMeSport.
“The next three games, from what I’m told, are very important for Jesse Marsch, but particularly that home game against Bournemouth, where he desperately needs a win or he’ll be in big, big trouble.”
Gone before the World Cup
Leeds’ situation is a perilous one.
They were almost relegated last season with Marsch not really overseeing an improvement after replacing Marcelo Bielsa as the Leeds mabager in February.
And now, we’re in the bottom-three again with no wins in eight matches.
Leeds have lost against some of the Premier League’s weakest sides and really do look as though they’re contenders to go down thanks to continual defensive shockers and an inability to convert chances.
Jack Harrison and Brenden Aaronson are putting chances on a plate for their attacking teammates while Robin Koch’s impressive defensive displays aren’t enough to keep teams at bay.
Leeds’ players have to look at themselves in the mirror but Marsch has never looked as though he’s up for the job in his time at Elland Road.
We’ll be shocked if he’s still here before the World Cup break starts.
And while the action is underway in Qatar, it would be the perfect time for the Yorskhire giants to make a change and get a new manager settled in before the Premier League resumes on Boxing Day.
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