By Mark Smith

18th Oct, 2020 | 1:00pm

'Sure of that...' - Mel Sterland makes Leeds prediction after bold Premier League claim

Mel Sterland has claimed he is “sure” that Leeds United won’t be relegated in the Premier League this season.

The Whites legend has been heavily impressed with Marcelo Bielsa’s men this season and admitted that it doesn’t surprise him.

Leeds have claimed seven points from their opening four games, despite having played both Liverpool and Manchester City already.

Sterland boldly claimed that he doesn’t expect many clubs to beat Leeds this season, with Liverpool the only one to do so, so far.

“It’s not surprised me at all how well they’re doing in the Premier League,” he told the Daily Star.

“I don’t think there’s many teams that will beat them. They’re well-organised and confident.

“They won’t go down this season, I’m sure of that.”

We don’t think that anyone believes that Leeds will be relegated from the Premier League this season.

The Whites have had a great start to the season, despite having a number of tough games and it doesn’t get any easier with Wolves the next on Monday.

Leeds have implemented their famous pressing and defensive work with ease after promotion – completing the most successful pressures and tackles in the entire division.

Leeds have earned plenty of plaudits for their early performances so far in the Premier League, and that must continue.

Three points against Wolves would most likely catapult the Whites into the European spots, and although that isn’t the ultimate goal of many, we ask – why can’t that happen?

It’s early in the season, so let’s not get ahead of ourselves.

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