Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa ‘wants to leave England’ as Real Betis eye swoop

La Liga outfit Real Betis reportedly want Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa with the club believing the Argentine is open to leaving England.

Bielsa has been in charge at Elland Road since 2018 having never managed in England before his switch to the Championship club.

He has impressed at Leeds with the Whites well in the race for promotion back to the Premier League for the first time since 2004.

However he is now in the final months of his contract with it unclear whether the former Argentina coach will stay at the club.

And Spanish outlet El Desmarque claim that Real Betis are looking for a manager for next season with the La Liga outfit believing Bielsa is looking to leave England.

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It’s reported that Bielsa stands out as one of Betis’s favourite options with the club optimistic that the 64-year-old will depart Yorkshire in the summer.

Leeds travel to Middlesbrough in the Championship tonight as look to close the gap on table-toppers West Brom.

Ahead of the match, Bielsa said: “When you see one model and try to improve it, it’s advisable if you really believe that model is the right one.

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“When you change something that is not giving you a result, even if it’s well developed, it’s like you don’t have enough patience to wait for a result for one model that you need to be patient to get a result.

“Sometimes it’s better to try to improve the model that you chose and try to make it better than change it because you’re not getting a result.

“Everybody talks about the Plan B. And I don’t agree with that. Because plans in football are not related to the distribution of the players on the pitch.

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“There are two big plans. If you are a protagonist or the speculation, link the defence and attack on the floor or with aerial passes, long passes. Try to elaborate and build the play or play direct.

“One team that choses to be more creative, or another one choses to try to destroy the play of the opponent. Those are the two different plans in football.”

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