Report shares Bielsa's painstaking Leeds research, when negotiations began

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

Leeds United are negotiating with Marcelo Bielsa.

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...

New details of Leeds United's negotiations with Marcelo Bielsa have emerged.

Argentine outlet Diario De Cuyo report negotiations with Bielsa have been ongoing for two months.

News first broke of Leeds bringing in Bielsa a fortnight ago when Spanish outlet El Correo reported it.

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-...

Now discussions are at and advanced stage, with Bielsa discussing the finer details of the project with the club.

Diario De Cuyo also report that Bielsa and his collaborators have watched 'hundreds' of videos of Leeds United's 2017/18 season, to familiarise themselves with the project.

It is encouraging then, that after the dismal season they have just endured, Bielsa has not backed away already, and evidently has confidence he can turn their fortunes around.

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...

Leeds fans are having to be patient while they await his arrival, but a few more hours or days is ultimately nothing compared to the 15 years of pain they have endured.

If Bielsa has watched the videos of Paul Heckingbottom's side last season and still wants to come to Elland Road, that should be enough to believe in the Argentine's commitment to the project.

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