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It’s set to be his first trip to The Den – and Marcelo Bielsa says he’s not fazed by the welcome he could be in store for.
Leeds travel to south London in for their Championship clash with Millwall on Saturday, and while the home of the Lions is renowned for it’s hostility, Bielsa is adamant that it can’t be any worse than what he’s experienced to date in his 30-year career.
Speaking in his pre-match press conference, he said: “I am not very familiar with the atmosphere of Millwall.
Marcelo Bielsa (Image: Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
“I have been insulted in my career, spat upon, they have thrown bottles to me – never nothing serious happen to me. The seriousness of any social behaviour I don’t have to judge or evaluate.
“What I can say is I don’t have any problem to tolerate. I don’t want to play the role of the victim in this kind of behaviour because you give an importance to this type of behaviour.
“And then it would be giving importance and recognition and value to people who use this type of tool – it doesn’t have any value.
“We have to admire how much the fans love their club and England has been the country who try to eliminate this kind of violence in football. Hooligans do not exist anymore in English football and all the countries who suffer from this thing take England as an example to solve the