Leeds fans are already in love with Marcelo Bielsa, after the Argentine used his first comments as the new boss to praise the club’s history.
You probably won’t find a prouder set of fans anywhere in England than at Elland Road, and the Leeds faithful have finally got a manager to match their ambitions.
Fans have been excited ever since the links to Bielsa first cropped up, and the club officially unveiled the veteran manager on Friday morning.
As if his reputation wasn’t enough to get fans on side, the 62 year-old has endeared himself to fans even further, using his first comments as Leeds boss to praise the club and its storied past.
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“When a club with Leeds United’s history made me an offer, it was impossible to turn down,” Bielsa said.
The former Chile and Argentina boss is sure to get Leeds playing some exciting football this season, and the bookmarkers have already slashed odds on promotion.
Bielsa has managed some of Europe’s elite, but his passion to represent Leeds will be appreciated by fans just as much as his tactical expertise.
You can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below…
Stop it you guys. I'm getting emotional here…
(PS – THANK YOU TO ALL INVOLVED!)
— Petter-Andre (@petter_andre) June 15, 2018
Think that says it all. As my dad says the man that gave us tradition history etc was the THE DON ??
— SussexWhite (@winds1985lufc) June 15, 2018
GIVE HIM THE TIME HE DESERVES!
— Ben Placito (@BenPlacito) June 15, 2018
This is the single mst inspiring news i hv heard from the club in a decade!
We hv come a long way from dave hockaday (and being the butt of jokes), to the (thankfully not the) new crest & now BIELSA
Take notice everyone, we are going UP UP UP !!#LUFC #MOT all the way from India
— Abhinav Shukla (@JustShukla) June 15, 2018
— Adam dawson-wythes (@adam_dawson_wyt) June 15, 2018
— Brian Murray (@bmurr07) June 15, 2018
It’s fantastic to see a great coach recognising one of the games great challenges. Returning a sleeping giant back to the Premier League.
— david_cusworth (@MrDavidCusworth) June 15, 2018
Match made in heaven .
— Craig (@bandforgood) June 15, 2018