Report: Leeds United expect Marcelo Bielsa to be back for pre-season training

General View of the John Charles stand at Elland Road prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers at Elland Road on December 26, 2018 in Leeds,...

Marcelo Bielsa was appointed the Leeds United head coach in the summer of 2018.

Marcelo Bielsa manager of Leeds Utd shouts instructions to his players during the Sky Bet Championship Play off Semi Final 1st leg match between Derby County and Leeds United at the Pride...

According to The Mirror, Leeds United expect head coach Marcelo Bielsa to return to the club in time for pre-season training.

Bielsa will reportedly return to his native Argentina soon to spend time with his family before coming back before the start of pre-season in mid-June.

The report has claimed that the Argentine manager has approved a list of summer transfer targets that director of football Victor Orta is currently working on.

Relief for Leeds United fans

With Leeds having been knocked out by Derby County at the Championship semi-final playoff stage, Elland Road faithful will have been worried about the future of Bielsa.

Marcelo Bielsa, Manager of Leeds United looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final first leg match between Derby County and Leeds United at Pride Park Stadium on May 11,...

This latest report in The Mirror suggests that the Whites are not worried about losing Bielsa this summer.

The Argentine was superb for the club this season, and if he stays on as the head coach and is allowed to make the signings that he wants, then Leeds could challenge for automatic promotion from the Championship again in 2019-20.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off  First Leg match between Derby County and Leeds United at Pride Park Stadium on May 11, 2019 in Derby, England.

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