Late twist? New side enter race for Leeds United target Marcelo Bielsa, talks held

LOSC Lille's Argentinian head coach Marcelo Bielsa reacts during a press conference at the 'Domaine de Luchin' on August 5, 2017 in Camphin-en-Pevele, northern France on the eve of the...

Mexican side Pachuca want to battle Leeds United for Marcelo Bielsa.

LOSC Lille's Argentinian head coach Marcelo Bielsa reacts during a press conference at the 'Domaine de Luchin' on August 5, 2017 in Camphin-en-Pevele, northern France on the eve of the...

Could there be a sting in the tail for Leeds United in their pursuit of manager Marcelo Bielsa?

Mexican outlet Noticias Del Sol De La Laguna report Pachuca have held talks with the Argentine over their vacancy.

Marseille's Argentinian head coach Marcelo Bielsa looks on prior to the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and Stade Malherbe de Caen on August 8, 2015 at the...

Pachuca are looking to replace former boss Diego Alonso.

The report claims Pachuca vice president Andres Fassi met with Bielsa already to sound him out.

Bielsa was in Mexico at the weekend for a conference, before returning to South America.

Should Leeds be worried?

Whenever there is competition for a target, there is reason for the club to be anxious.

Yet Leeds have got so far in negotiations that they should be confident Bielsa will be theirs.

Marseille's Argentinian head coach Marcelo Bielsa reacts during the French L1 football match between Nantes and Marseille on April 17, 2015 at the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, western...

The Telegraph claimed yesterday lunchtime that Leeds hoped to announce Bielsa 'in 24 hours', and that forecast will soon be proven one way or another.

Bielsa's meticulous planning is also unlikely to lead to him suddenly ditching the Whites' offer at the last minute.

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