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Leeds United: Phil Hay drops update on future of Jesse Marsch

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Phil Hay has dropped an interesting update on the future of Leeds United manager Jesse Marsch.

With just two games left to play in the Premier League, Marsch is facing the unthinkable of taking Leeds back down into the Championship after taking over from fan-favourite Marcelo Bielsa earlier in the campaign, all while recently taking his side on a five game unbeaten run.

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The American boss will have been hoping that his first stint as a manager in the Premier League will have been more successful, however, his Leeds side are now stuck in the bottom three on goal difference with the teams above them also having games in hand.

Hay, who has been speaking on the latest episode of The Phil Hay Show, has dropped an interesting update on Marsch’s future at Leeds.

(25:59) “Speaking as of before yesterday’s game, I don’t get the sense that that’s the same, I think the board do like him, I think they do want to keep him on as head coach and that’s how it seems to me regardless of what happens.”

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It seems quite the surprise that Leeds may want to keep Marsch on as although he managed to get a good run of results at the start of his reign, he hasn’t really been able to get the most out of his side when it matters most with a lack of discipline and leaking goals being the two main issues for the Whites.

Marsch arrived with massive shoes to fill with Bielsa, who got Leeds out of the wilderness that was the Championship departing, and it seemed to be a smart appointment when they were five games unbeaten but even that run of results hasn’t been enough as they’ve followed it up with three defeats in a row and two of them coming at Elland Road.

It would be a huge disaster for Leeds to go back down into the Championship given how long it took them to get out of it, but if Marsch can’t mastermind a squad that appears to have lost their way with back to back red cards in their last two games, it could well be their future.

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