Leeds United have been elevated from the championship to the premier league after West Brom recorded a 2-1 loss in Huddersfield. The whites have been away from the premier league for 16 years. Since they have not been able to reach the English top flights due to financial breakdown.
Leeds will be crowned champions if Brentford fails to beat stoke city or if the whites get three points from during their travel to derby county. Leeds coach, Marcelo Bielsa has pushed his team victory in his second tenure as their manager after finishing in third place in the 2018/19 season.
The Italian Engish club owner, Andrea Radrizzani will earn an estimate of £170 million. Alongside the promotion that was offered to his club. Leeds are 87 points on the table with just two matches to left to play. However, They top the table with 5 points over the second-place West Brom who only has one more game left to play. Brentford has played 44 matches and is sitting in the third position. Could be crowned champions if Leeds fails to win their two remaining matches.
Leeds looked promising to gain promotion last season only for the back to back defeat by wigan and Brentford that saw seat on the third position behind Sheffield united. They were later defeated by derby county in a dramatic 4-3 playoff semi-final. After the setback fans were been forgiven for fearing the worst about the future of the coach. But Bielsa still remained with the team together they have accomplished their dreams. The journey to the premier league has been a long and difficult one for Leeds and their supporters. Leed reached the semi-final of the champion league in 2001. And since then has not been able to reach that stage again.
In 2004 when they were relegated from the premier league, the club was into a difficult financial position. Although their manager Kevin Blackwell tried to push the team up again in the 2005/06 season. They were then placed on administration in 2007 and were sent to league one. It took the club Three seasons to move back to the championship under the tenure of Simon Grayson after they had to start the season with a 15 points deduction.
Leeds United Ex-player Pays Tribute to the Club
Former Leeds United player Dominic Matteo who was part of the Leeds team that finished in the semifinal of the champions league paid tribute to Leeds’s Manager, Bielsa.
He said to Sky Sports, This is one of the best feelings I have ever gotten. Bielsa and the team have been wonderful. Everything they have done from the beginning has been well done.
What Bielsa has brought to this football club has been incredible. He has a bit of magic and you can see the passion in him. He brings the best out of every player and makes them better. All credits go to him and the staff