Pre-season training began at the Jorge Griffa Centre on Monday as new Newell’s manager Fernando Gamboa took his first session with the squad.
50-year-old Gamboa returns to Newell’s for his second spell as manager, 13 years after his first spell. He won 3 titles as a player with Newell’s as part of Bielsa’s all-conquering side of the 1990s.
In this week’s round-up: Bielsa finishes campaign with a 4th win in a row, Messi wins the Pichichi again, Vojvoda lifts title in Brazil, Bellotti’s goal helps InterCity to promotion and Leal, Urruti, Boyé and Banega scored goals.
Germán Burgos watched on as his Newell’s Old Boys side imploded in the Copa Argentina, going down to 9 men and suffering defeat to Mario Sciacqua’s Sarmiento in the neutral Estadio Único in San Nicolás.
In this week’s round-up: Bielsa’s Leeds thrash Burnley, Pochettino claws his way back in France, Messi hits his 30th for Barca and there’s goals for Martínez, Urruti, Faravelli and Fydriszewski.