Marcelo Bielsa maintained his view that Leeds United had deserved a top-two finish in the Championship as he and the club considered their next move in the aftermath of a sobering defeat to Derby County.
A dejected Marcelo Bielsa said he was ready to listen to offers from Leeds United to remain as head coach next season after the club’s play-off bid came to a shuffering end in a semi-final defeat to Derby County.
Marcelo Bielsa has named Pontus Jansson as Leeds United’s top performer this season - but could stick with an “indispensable” Gaetano Berardi as the club attempt to secure their place in the play-off final at Wembley.
Marcelo Bielsa will never be told that he had a hand or even an influence in Pep Guardiola’s era-defining career and the Leeds United head coach has admitted to feeling “ignorant” in the face of the Spaniard’s football.
Kemar Roofe backed Leeds United to finish off Derby County and insisted Marcelo Bielsa’s side would not be guilty of over-confidence after taking control of the clubs’ Championship play-off semi-final.