Episode 85 — Lionel Messi... What A Player He Is, Huh?

We are joined by Critty Smith from the Kings of Europe podcast to discuss Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds, the opening weekend in the Prem, Sporting Director requirements, and more.

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Stories & topics discussed in this episode:
Christian's Corner
- Marcelo Bielsa's start as manager at Leeds United
- Pochettino hinted that Brexit influenced lack of transfers (http://www.goal.com/en/news/pochettino-hints-brexit-influenced-lack-of-transfers/1aqigp7k0349b1bs4i4zcutebp)
- Messi is Barca's new captain

Critty Segment
- Preview Bundesliga & Serie A
- First impression of PL opening weekend
- Mourinho doing more harm than good at United

Dave Segment
- The Union have a new Sporting Director (http://www.phillysoccerpage.net/2018/08/09/what-to-know-about-new-union-sporting-director-ernst-tanner/). We discuss what makes for a good sporting director in this segment.


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