Leeds United performed very well last season in the Premier League. They finished in 9th position with some spectacular football display. Marcelo Bielsa, the Leeds United manager was the main man who took this team to this height last season. Marcelo Bielsa is widely recognized as one of the most influential coaches in the world. Some of the other football team managers consider him a genius.
Bielsa signed a new contract with the Premier club on Thursday. He signed a one-year extension deal with the club and will now stay until the 21/22 season gets over. Leeds will be heading to Old Trafford to play their first Premier League game of the season against their old rivals Manchester United on Saturday. Marcelo Bielsa has had his contract ready for days and the club knew he is going to pen down the deal and stay with the club for another year.
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One of the reporters asked Marcelo Bielsa in the pre-match Press Conference about his contract extension. He replied that the contract situation has already been resolved. Just after some hours, Leeds United made it official.
Leeds United was the newly promoted team last season in the Premier League. Marcelo Bielsa helped this team to make a comeback in the League. Thus, the fans never wanted the manager to leave Leeds this season.