Marcelo Bielsa referred to as an emergency press convention at Leeds United’s Thorp Arch coaching floor, with Onefootball reporting that he might have been resigning following final week’s ‘spygate’ saga.

Bielsa claimed accountability after a Leeds worker was caught spying on a Derby County coaching session earlier than final Friday’s match at Elland Street, which Bielsa’s workforce received 2-0.

The EFL confirmed on Tuesday that they are going to be investigating the matter following an official criticism from Derby, and ​Leeds had been tipped to handle the accusations in a press convention on Wednesday evening, which was scheduled for 5pm.

Nevertheless, the ‘scoop’ was confirmed incorrect after Bielsa as an alternative launched a prolonged PowerPoint presentation to journalists detailing how he has ‘spied’ on rival golf equipment’ coaching classes at some point of the season as an alternative.

Leeds have been reworked since Bielsa took over final summer time. The appointment of the previous Argentina boss was seen as a serious coup, and he has lived as much as his status.

Leeds completed 13th final season however this yr they are heading in the right direction to lastly return to the Premier League after 15 years away. They lead Sheffield United by 4 factors on the high of the desk.

Talking about spygate earlier than final week’s match, Bielsa admitted that he was liable for sending the spy but additionally stated that he had performed this type of factor all through his profession with out repercussions.

“Yesterday I talked to Frank Lampard and he instructed me I did not respect the honest play guidelines,” stated Bielsa.

Marcelo Bielsa

“I’ve a unique standpoint however the essential factor is what Frank Lampard and Derby County suppose. I did not ask permission from Leeds United to do it so it is my accountability.

“With out looking for a justification, I have been utilizing this type of follow for the reason that {qualifications} for the World Cup with Argentina.”

The final time Bielsa referred to as an emergency press convention, he resigned as supervisor of Marseille.


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