Fabrizio Romano has dropped a quite enticing claim on the future of Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds United and the impact of his current contract situation.
The Argentine’s contract at Elland Road is still very much up in the air at the moment, and Romano gave an update on whether this would have an effect on transfers, in terms of players not wanting to join as they do not even know who the manager will be next year.
Speaking to Give Me Sport, the Italian football journalist and football guru said:
“I think no… when you have Marcelo Bielsa on your bench you can attract a lot of players.
“A lot of players are attracted by the project, Leeds has an amazing project – apart from Biesla we’re talking about the ownership, the stadium, the partnerships and also what they are doing on the pitch is so important.
“So they have an amazing project. When you have Marcelo Bielsa, you can attract players.”
Continuing on about Bielsa’s future, Romano claimed: “For sure, they are happy with him and I think they will do their best to keep him.”
Leeds must give Bielsa new deal
It is simply imperative that the Midlands club give Bielsa a new deal. The 65-year-old is a household name in the beautiful game, and as Romano points out, the Whites can attract a lot of players to them just by having him as their manager.
This is exemplified when they signed Rodrigo in the summer transfer window, who had previous pedigree in the UEFA Champions League and an international reputation with Spain (Transfermarkt).
Should Leeds give Bielsa a new contract?
Bielsa was vital in getting the club promoted to the Premier League in the first place, and they look set to stay there come the end of the 2020/21 term.
Nonetheless, they must tie him down to a new contract at all costs.
You can view the full Fabrizio Romano interview with Give Me Sport here!
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