Leeds United have appointed Marcelo Bielsa as their new manager on a three-year deal, according to Sky Sports, and football fans have flocked onto Twitter to react.
Leeds have reportedly been in talks with Bielsa, the former Argentina manager, ever since they sacked Paul Heckingbottom.
And, after protracted negotiations, it looks like they’re finally set to land their man, with Sky reporting that a three-year deal has been agreed.
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) June 15, 2018
Bielsa is a high-profile name who’s been praised by top managers like Pep Guardiola and Maurcio Pochettino for his innovative philosophy.
And some football fans can’t believe that he’s going to Leeds, with one saying, “How have they pulled this off?”
However, others have been looking to Bielsa’s more recent work at Lille, where he was sacked shortly after a disastrous reign in France.
They think he won’t last long at Leeds.
Either way, it’s a stunning appointment, if he’s officially confirmed, and it’s got everyone talking about Leeds again.
Here are the best reactions from football fans:
How did they pull this off?? Great appointment..
— Pepe's uncle (@Hitvibz_Sorochi) June 15, 2018
Three years?! More like 3 months 👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼
— Matty 🌹 (@mattytrfcjamess) June 15, 2018
Sacked in September
— Dan 🦉🦉 (@BardoniSWFC) June 15, 2018
beautiful for the championship
— Adam 🏴 (@BrownScouser) June 15, 2018
— Henstep Konnolly (@5Konnolly87) June 15, 2018
I'm not even a Leeds fan and even I was getting inpatient about this #draggedout
— Liam (@liamstokey) June 15, 2018
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