Nearly twelve weeks after his release at the Bundesliga RB Leipzig, Jesse Marsch becomes new team manager in the relegation-threatened English first division Leeds United.
As the club announced on Monday, the Americans adopt the succession of the Argentine Marcelo Bielsa brand fired on Sunday. Marsch (48) gets in Leeds a contract until the summer 2025th
“Jesse is someone we met a few years ago during his time at Red Bull Salzburg, and we believe that his philosophy and his soccer style with the match of the club and will fit very well to the players,” said Victor Orta, Football -Director at Leeds.
Bielsa had been working since 1 July 2018. Leeds and led the club in 2020 after 16 years back in the Premier League. United floats with only 23 points in relegation danger. On Saturday, the team had to the German national team Robin Cook 0: 4 against Tottenham Hotspur.
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Marsch had been unable to fill the big shoes of migrated last summer to Bayern Munich Julian Nagelsmann in Leipzig. On 5 December he was released, under successor Domenico Tedesco approaches RB worked before at the now fourth place from eleventh.