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Lewis Baker excited to work with Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds United

New signing Lewis Baker admits that he is excited to work with Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa after leaving Chelsea on a season-long loan deal.

Lewis Baker has admitted that he is delighted to have been given the opportunity to work with Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds United.

On Saturday morning, Leeds confirmed that they had secured the season-long loan signing of the Chelsea midfielder, who is spending his sixth temporary spell away from Stamford Bridge.

Former Argentina boss Bielsa has just replaced Paul Heckingbottom at Elland Road, and Baker has spoken highly of the new manager of the Yorkshire giants.

The 23-year-old told LUTV: "Obviously if you know your football, you know he's a massive manager.

"He's managed some of the best players in the world and he's got good aspirations for this season. I spoke to the director of football as well for some time and it seemed like a good season for me."

Baker has previously played 16 matches at Championship level with Sheffield Wednesday and Middlesbrough.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Norwich CityNorwich1710342820833
2Middlesbrough178721981131
3Leeds UnitedLeeds1786329171230
4Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd179352719830
5West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom1784537251228
6Derby CountyDerby178452520528
7Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest176922316727
8Swansea CitySwansea177551913626
9Blackburn RoversBlackburn176832021-126
10Queens Park RangersQPR178271822-426
11Aston Villa176652723424
12Birmingham CityBirmingham175932320324
13Bristol City176472019122
14Stoke CityStoke175751920-122
15Brentford175662723421
16Wigan AthleticWigan176291926-720
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds175572130-920
18Preston North EndPreston174672630-418
19Rotherham UnitedRotherham174671423-918
20Reading174492429-516
21Millwall174492229-716
22Hull City174491624-816
23Bolton WanderersBolton174491123-1216
24Ipswich TownIpswich171881428-1411

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