Marcelo Bielsa admits that Leeds United fans played a big part in him signing

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on September 15, 2018 in London, England.

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa is a huge fan of the Elland Road crowd.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

Marcelo Bielsa has told Leeds Live that Leeds United fans played a big part in getting him to Elland Road.

Bielsa has always enjoyed working with passionate fan-bases during his career to date.

And the Argentine boss believes that Leeds share similar qualities to some of his former clubs.

 

Bielsa said: “First, because I was offered the option to work. I think Leeds is a club with many similar aspects to Marseille and Athletic, for example the link between the city and the team. The fans are very passionate. Lille also has this feature. That’s why I make this choice, for these reasons.

“We talk a lot about the relationship between English people and football, their love. It’s always a beautiful experience to lead.”

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa shouts instructions to his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Leeds United at the Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in...

Leeds supporters have already taken Bielsa to their hearts, after what has been a brilliant start.

Bielsa has transformed Leeds into a side who are playing the slickest football in the Championship.

The Whites are currently leading the way in the second tier, and remain unbeaten in league action this season.

Leeds won 3-0 against Preston North End last night to continue their flying start to the campaign.

Bielsa's side are next in action at the weekend when they take on Birmingham City. 

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on September 15, 2018 in London, England.

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