Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa linked with shock move to MLS champions Atlanta United
LEEDS UNITED might have to fight off interest from the newly-crowned MLS champs Atlanta United for their manager Marcelo Bielsa.
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The Argentinian looks to have transformed the Yorkshire club into genuine automatic promotion contenders from the Championship this season.
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But this has seemingly not gone unnoticed, with The Morning Journal reporting that Atlanta have shortlisted him for their top job.
The American outfit are losing their boss Tata Martino who is expected to take up the Mexico national team job.
The club are hoping to employ another big-name coach to replace him, and the 63-year-old would fit that bill.
Arsenal send scout to watch top transfer target Cengiz Under ahead of potential £50million January move
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Bielsa has previously managed Lazio, Marseille and Athletic Bilbao, as well as the Argentina national side.
Leeds are sitting pretty in second in the Championship on 42 points from their 21 games played.
Importantly, Bielsa has brought the fans back together at Elland Road after years of uncertainty under previous owner Massimo Cellino.
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However since Andrea Radrizzani took over and employed Bielsa, the Whites could finally end their 14-year hiatus from the Premier League.
Meanwhile, outgoing Atlanta boss Martino has worked wonders at the club, guiding them to the MLS Cup play-offs in their debut league season, before winning the trophy the following year.
As well as Bielsa, Boca Juniors boss Guillermo Barros Schelotto is also on the shortlist for the job at Atlanta.