Argentine report states date Bielsa will fly to Leeds, contract signed and complete

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...

Marcelo Bielsa is heading to Leeds United.

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-...

Marcelo Bielsa's agreement to manage Leeds United is complete, The Buenos Aires Times reports.

Bielsa has approved a contract and sent it to Leeds, having agreed terms with the club.

The report claims Bielsa has been pencilled in to fly to England on Saturday.

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

Landing Bielsa as their new boss is a major coup for Leeds, and it comes a fortnight after they sacked Paul Heckingbottom.

Bielsa's contract is for one year, with an option for a second which is automatically extended if the Whites win promotion.

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...

The former Argentina and Chile boss has been out of work since leaving Lille last November.

Spanish newspaper El Correo first broke the news of Leeds negotiations with him a fortnight ago.

Leeds are looking to bounce back from a disappointing campaign where they finished 13th.

 

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