Marcelo denies being dropped for breaking wind

Brazilian defender Marcelo has rubbished reports that he was dropped by his former club Lyon for laughing and breaking wind. The 34-year-old centre-back – full name Marcelo Antonio Guedes Filho – left the Ligue 1 side in January, after being dropped from the senior squad. This week French newspaper L’Equipe reported that the reason for his fall from grace was…

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Marcelo Bielsa set to leave Leeds United following poor performance

Marcelo Bielsa is set to leave Leeds United after Saturday’s 4-0 loss to Tottenham. The popular Argentine coach was already under pressure following a dire sequence of results. However, today’s home defeat by Tottenham has made Bielsa’s position even more precarious. It is understood senior Leeds figures had already been assessing successors to Bielsa. It is believed that the 66-year-old would…

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