Report: Marcelo Bielsa agrees one-year Leeds deal, wth option

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...

Leeds are closing in on hiring Marcelo Bielsa.

Marseille's Argentinian head coach Marcelo Bielsa looks on during the French L1 football match between Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB) and Marseille (OM) on April 12, 2015 at the Chaban-...

Chilean outlet TyC Sports has made fresh claims about Marcelo Bielsa's negotiations with Leeds United.

Bielsa has reportedly approved a one year contract from Leeds, with an option of a further year.

The out of work manager is claimed to have given Leeds a draft of his demands, with the Whites needing to agree to them to move the situation on.

Olympique de Marseille head coach Marcelo Bielsa watches the action during the preseason friendly match between Olympique de Marseille and Juventus FC at Stade Velodrome on August 1, 2015...

Leeds negotiations with Bielsa were first reported by El Correo a fortnight ago.

A revelation from The Telegraph later claimed Leeds approached Bielsa first last December.

Athletic Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa gives instructions during the Athletic Bilbao training session ahead of the UEFA Europa League Final between Atletico Madrid and Athletic Bilbao at the...

Famed as a tactical innovator, Bielsa won titles in Argentina as well as plaudits as international manager with Argentina and Chile.

At club level since then he has has a patchy record since leaving Athletic Bilbao, which means he is far from a guaranteed success.

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