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Respected Leeds figure delivers verdict on Marcelo Bielsa’s appointment

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Luciano Becchio has praised Leeds United and Andrea Radrizzani following the appointment of Marcelo Bielsa as the club’s new head-coach.  

Leeds have confirmed this morning that Bielsa has arrived at Elland Road on a two-year deal, with the deal having an option of a 12-month extension for the high-profile 62-year-old.

The Argentine arrives at Elland Road with an outstanding reputation, having enjoyed a magnificent coaching career, which has seen him win titles in Argentina, as well as manage his country at a World Cup.

Since then he has managed the Chilean national side, before taking on Europe, managing in Spain and France in recent years.

Now, he takes over at Elland Road, with the view of guiding Leeds out of the Sky Bet Championship and back to the Premier League for the first time since 2004.

The appointment of Bielsa has been well received at Elland Road, with Becchio, who played for Leeds 2008 and 2013, moving to praise the Whites for the appointment of his fellow Argentinian ahead of the new season.

The 34-year-old took to Twitter to say:

The Verdict  

Becchio is well respected at Elland Road, with the forward a popular figure amongst Leeds’ supporters.

The 34-year-old will have followed Bielsa closely with the two both coming from Argentina and Leeds’ supporters will be keen to learn what Becchio thinks of their new head-coach.

The ex-Elland Road favourite is amongst a long list of people delighted with Leeds’ appointment.

Leeds fans… Let us know your thoughts!  

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