Leeds United news - Chelsea dealt late injury blow, Marcelo Bielsa handed boost and predicted Elland Road line-up

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Friday, 12th March 2021, 5:39 pm
Updated Friday, 12th March 2021, 5:40 pm
Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa. Pic: Getty

Chelsea dealt late injury blow ahead of Leeds visit

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has been hit with a late injury blow ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash against Leeds United at Elland Road.

Tuchel has revealed that Brazilian international centre-back Thiago Silva has suffered a setback and will miss the trip to West Yorkshire, joining England international striker Tammy Abraham on the sidelines.

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Read the full story HERELeeds handed boost as Robin Koch returns

Robin Koch has been spotted in first team training ahead of Leeds United's Premier League clash with Chelsea at Elland Road.

The German international has been sidelined since early December with a knee problem which required surgery in the capital.

Koch featured in the club's latest senior training video on LUTV ahead of this weekend's hosting of Thomas Tuchel's men in LS11 - completing drills both indoors and out on the training pitch.

Read the full story HEREThomas Tuchel on Leeds and Bielsa

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel will take in a double-whammy of two notable firsts in Saturday's clash at Elland Road.

A first clash of his managerial career against Marcelo Bielsa and a first game facing Leeds United Football Club.

Read our full feature HEREHow could Leeds United line-up against Chelsea?

The Yorkshire Evening Post have picked our starting XI for the clash at Elland Road.

Do you agree? You can check it out HERE and let us know if you'd make any changes.

Marcelo Bielsa taking Leeds United blame

Marcelo Bielsa says the buck stops with him over Leeds United's 'critique' ahead of Saturday’s showdown against Chelsea.

Read what the Whites boss had to say HERE ahead of the Blues clash

Diego Llorente upbeat ahead of Chelsea clash

Diego Llorente says Leeds United are in a good dynamic ahead of Saturday's clash against Chelsea and have the confidence to try to win the match.

Read what the defender had to say HERE before kick-off