Leeds have sacked head coach Marcelo Bielsa in the wake of Saturday’s 4-0 defeat to Tottenham.
The heavy loss at Elland Road was their fourth in five games — a run which saw them concede 20 goals and plummet towards the Premier League relegation zone.
The 66-year-old remained convinced he could turn things around after the Spurs loss, but the Leeds board decided otherwise, with former RB Leipzig boss Jesse Marsch the heavy favourite to take over. The club say they hope to announce their new manager on Monday.
Bielsa will be remembered as one of the most important managers in the club’s history, finally ending their 16-year absence from the Premier League and then delivering a top-10 finish in their first season back in swashbuckling style.
Leeds chairman Andrea Radrizzani said on the club’s official website: “This has been the toughest decision I have had to …