Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani is hoping to agree on a new deal with manager Marcelo Bielsa.
The Argentine manager has done a stellar job at Elland Road this season, with his team on course to finish in the top half of the Premier League.
Bielsa helped Leeds secure promotion to the top flight last year and are well on course to establish themselves in the Premier League.
Radrizzani has told L’Equipe that he enjoys a great working relationship with the Argentine manager and believes that an agreement will be reached.
“I hope and believe it is possible,” he said. “We are in discussions. There is a common will to keep going, and so far we’ve always gotten along well.
“We support Marcelo in his work, and I believe to be able to say that he is satisfied with his relationship with the club’s management. Hopefully, we can continue to work together.”
The Leeds owner’s confirmation that discussions are underway with the Argentine regarding a new deal will undoubtedly delight the fans.
Bielsa is adored at Elland Road and has achieved cult status among the Leeds faithful.
Radrizzani also claims that he wants to guide Leeds to European football in the coming years, and there is no doubt that Bielsa will be crucial to his ambitions.