Marcelo Bielsa’s translator Salim Lamrani has issued his latest insight into life at Elland Road by praising defender Gaetano Berardi in a Twitter post.
Lamrani became famed for sharing nicknames for the Leeds players on Twitter last season, and he has now taken this a step further by documenting his relationships with the players in more detail.
He has previously posted about Stuart Dallas’ generosity towards him at Christmas time, and Bielsa’s right-hand man has now turned his attention to Berardi who has been nicknamed ‘the lion’.
Lamrani spoke of his respect for Berardi, as the defender showed a keen interest in the translator’s work. The story was documented in full on Lamrani’s Twitter page:
MEMORIES FROM LEEDS UNITED
GAETANO "THE LION" BERARDI
— Salim Lamrani (@SalimLamraniOff) July 19, 2019
Plenty of Leeds supporters responded to this message in adoration of both Lamrani and Berardi, while other fans questioned whether Lamrani’s sharing of memories could be an indication he has left the club.
Here are some of the responses…
A gentleman off the pitch, a Leeds Warrior on it! Salim, can we have a Leeds experiences biography from you?
— Leeds Everywhere ???? (@LeedsEverywhere) July 19, 2019
Salim I love these. Please keep them coming. It’s amazing to hear about our players as people, not just objects on a field. Such a nice touch.
Sending much love and well wishes ????
— Kayray (@KatieLUFC) July 19, 2019
Very best of luck , in your future career your press conferences pre & post match with MB were from an on looker, entertaining, informative and an Insight into how the current manager of Leeds operates both on a professional level and as a person. Thank you.
— Matthew Clark (@Matthew25088841) July 19, 2019
This is beautiful, Salim. Love you x
— Barry Vallely (@BarryBadKnees) July 19, 2019
Salim the wise Lamrani always with the great words of wisdom ????????
— Cory (@Cory10k) July 19, 2019
Stop it, Salim: I think I've got something in my eye.
— DanC (@DanSeanClayton) July 19, 2019
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Footballers get a bad rep, but you're Painting these guys out to be very humble indeed. We all hope you'll stay with Leeds for many years to come!
— ???? Stu Dalgleish ???????? (@StuDalgleish) July 19, 2019