Marcelo Bielsa has signed a one-year contract extension at Leeds United.
Supporters had eagerly been awaiting an replace on the 66-year-old’s standing forward of their Premier League opener in opposition to Manchester United on Saturday, reside on talkSPORT, and so they have now obtained the information they have been hoping for.
When requested concerning the matter in his press convention right now, Bielsa stated by way of a translator: “The contract state of affairs is one that’s already resolved.”
And when pressed additional on the small print, he continued: “One 12 months is recurring.”
Bielsa has develop into a cult determine at Leeds, and after a nomadic profession throughout South America and Europe.
Reaching the four-year mark at Elland Highway subsequent summer time would signify the Argentine’s longest keep at any skilled membership facet.
Reflecting on what has made the shock transfer such a match made in heaven, Bielsa stated: “From my standpoint that is a unprecedented membership.
“It’s not typically you’ve got a membership that designates a lot quantity of funding to the development of the coaching amenities.
“Leeds have made a major contribution economically to supply the instruments for a supervisor to arrange to be the perfect ones.”
To date this summer time Leeds have strengthened with Junior Firpo from Barcelona and back-up goalkeeper Kristoffer Klaesson from Valerenga, in addition to signing Jack Harrison on a everlasting deal from Manchester City.
Requested if there will probably be any extra signings earlier than the tip of the window, Bielsa stated: “I’m glad with the group I’m working with. I couldn’t let you know about hypothetical conditions, however what I can let you know is the group of gamers I’ve I’m pleased with.”