Has Andrea Radrizzani just have dropped a hint about Marcelo Bielsa's future at Leeds United?

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 has made a very bright start at Elland Road since taking charge.

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.

Andrea Radrizzani may have just suggested to the Daily Mirror that Marcelo Bielsa is set to stay at Leeds United, even if they fail to achieve promotion this season.

Bielsa has made a brilliant start to life at Elland Road, and has made Leeds one of the front runners for promotion.

The Whites have led the way in the Championship for much of the season to date, and currently sit in third place in the table.

And, even if Leeds don’t go up this season, Radrizzani is confident that everything in place for promotion in the near future.

 

“I think we have progressed in terms of everything – management, facilities and the sporting side is doing better,” the Leeds owner said.

“So the big impression is that the club is catching up to be a modern club. Soon, if not this season then maybe next year, we will be ready to go in the right direction for promotion.

“After last year, I really wanted to have a manager to give us strong leadership, to be a catalyst for the whole club and the players. I thought we needed to change the culture of the entire club and very quickly he has achieved this objective, so I am very happy with that.”

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on September 16, 2017 in London, England.

Bielsa has Leeds playing with an attacking style which has earned them a great deal of plaudits over the season to date.

The Argentine boss’s side have been too strong for many sides to cope with, although results have slowed slightly after such a bright start in recent weeks.

Leeds only managed a draw in their last match before the international break against Brentford.

The Whites return to action in two weekends’ time, when they take on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park.

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.

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