Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has been touted for the Everton job in the event of Marco Silva’s dismissal by talkSPORT’s Simon Jordan.
Under the Argentine, Leeds have been transformed from a side used to mid-table mediocrity to one that consistently challenges for promotion and look one of the strongest candidates to do so. This season has seen Leeds become one of the teams to beat in the Championship as they pursue Premier League football after missing out so agonisingly last term.
Meanwhile, in the top flight, Everton are struggling immensely under Marco Silva as they flirt with the relegation zone. It is looking increasingly likely that Silva could be the next manager to lose his job with the Toffees’ form not improving under his management.
Speaking on talkSPORT, Simon Jordan claimed Marcelo Bielsa would be a great candidate to replace Silva, stating: “There is no reason why Everton shouldn’t be able to attract an elite manager to come to the club.
“When you talk about Marcelo Bielsa managing Leeds, why wouldn’t he be managing a team like Everton?”
Here, we take a look at five reasons why Marcelo Bielsa would never think to leave Leeds for the Merseyside club…