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Leeds boss Jesse Marsch predicts Premier League relegation scrap will go right down to the wire

Jesse Marsch predicts Premier League relegation scrap will go right down to the wire with 40 factors probably not sufficient to survive as his Leeds aspect goal for a constructive outcome at Arsenal

  • Leeds United sit simply two factors above the relegation locations in Premier League
  • They make the journey to Arsenal in one other essential match on Sunday afternoon
  • Coach Jesse Marsch expects relegation battle to go right to the closing afternoon
  • Leeds have Chelsea, Brighton and Brentford to face after their Emirates go to
  • Relegation rivals Everton play at Leicester on Sunday after Burnley lost to Villa 

Jesse Marsch has warned Leeds followers to buckle up tight for a white-knuckle trip after predicting the relegation scrap will go right to the bitter finish.

The American changed the axed Marcelo Bielsa at the finish of February after the much-loved Argentinian presided over a disastrous run of only one level from six Premier League video games.

Marsch has claimed a good 11-point haul from eight video games however stress is mounting with 4 matches remaining and Leeds caught on 34 factors with a minus-34 aim distinction.

Jesse Marsch believes the Premier League relegation scrap will go down right to the last day

Jesse Marsch believes the Premier League relegation scrap will go down right to the final day

Leeds have collected 11 points from eight games - including a win at Watford - since Marsch took over from Marcelo Bielsa at the end of February

Leeds have collected 11 factors from eight video games – together with a win at Watford – since Marsch took over from Marcelo Bielsa at the finish of February

How the relegation picture in the Premier League looks ahead of Leeds' visit to Arsenal

How the relegation image in the Premier League appears forward of Leeds’ go to to Arsenal

The Whites journey to Arsenal on Sunday after which face back-to-back house video games in opposition to Chelsea and Brighton earlier than a final-day journey to Brentford in a fortnight’s time.

Marsch mentioned: ‘I anticipated it, eight video games in the past, to go to the closing day at Brentford.

‘The league is so aggressive, and so tight, that it was laborious to think about a scenario the place it wasn’t going to come down to the wire for us and loads of different groups.

‘It’s fascinating what Ralph Hasenhuttl mentioned about 40 factors perhaps not being sufficient to keep up.

‘It could possibly be true, however I’m not planning for something aside from the subsequent match and staying on this league.

‘There is a singular focus and that is the greatest phrase I can use – a singular deal with the job in hand.

The American coach reacts as Manchester City run riot at Elland Road last weekend

The American coach reacts as Manchester City run riot at Elland Road final weekend 

‘I’ve had some conversations with the gamers and I do not sense something aside from a complete focus, so there isn’t a flippancy or distraction of any variety.

‘We know that it is going to take all our mental, emotional and bodily power to obtain our aim.

‘I additionally need the followers to really feel like they’re a part of our group and that they’re right subsequent to us alongside the approach.’

Positivity drips from Marsch, who insisted he had no regrets about taking the Leeds job and revealed he will quickly transfer right into a everlasting household house in West Yorkshire.

Regardless of whether or not Leeds keep up, the 48-year-old appears sure to lead them into subsequent season.

The membership’s present determined plight is costing Marsch sleep however he insisted: ‘I’m so pleased to be right here and, if I had 100 extra occasions to make this choice, I’d make it a 100 occasions.

Arsenal were far too good for Leeds at Elland Road in December, winning the game 4-1

Arsenal have been far too good for Leeds at Elland Road in December, successful the recreation 4-1 

‘It has been an actual pleasure, regardless of the scenario! Am I getting a lot sleep right now? I’m attempting.

‘I watch loads of video to ensure that we analyse opponents in order that I’m very clear with what I need the recreation to appear like.

‘My spouse has in all probability seen my face buried in the computer an excessive amount of however I’m keen to do no matter it takes right now.

‘The actuality is that we’ve got to stick collectively, be constructive, and push ahead collectively.’

Captain Liam Cooper is about to function in opposition to Arsenal after a knee drawback and striker Patrick Bamford can also be edging nearer to full health.

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