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Morning Leeds-in for 29 May: Liam Cooper is happy that Marcelo Bielsa is back

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Leeds captain Liam Cooper is thrilled that Marcelo Bielsa is back for another year at the helm of the club.

Cooper told the club’s official website:

It is great to see the club exercise the option for Marcelo to stay with us next year. Along with Andrea, Victor and Angus he is helping to create a new culture at Leeds and it’s a really exciting time to be involved as a player.

It has been a bitterly disappointing end to the campaign for everyone at the club, but this news allows us to focus on the next year - we have continuity for the first time in my career at Leeds and we will all now be focused on returning to pre-season and working hard to achieve our ultimate goal together.

How long has it been since Leeds fans were excited about the next season? How long has it been since the fans at Leeds were glad to see the manager is back for another year? This past year has been grand, and so here’s hoping it can only get better.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Bielsa’s back baby! [Through It All Together]

Should they stay or should they go? A look a some of the players that should go. [Through It All Together]

Saiz questioned as part of an investigation into match-fixing in Spain. [Through It All Together]

Teenage Leeds midfielder Alfie McCalmont trained with the senior Northern Ireland team. [Through It All Together]

England and English Football Links

Tottenham Hotspur make official bid for Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso. [Cartilage Free Captain]

Everton face increased competition to sign Barcelona loanee Andre Gomes on a permanent basis. [Royal Blue Mersey]

World Football Links

Manager Gennaro Gattuso and Sporting Director Leonardo are both out at AC Milan. [AC Milan Offside]

Gattuso’s departure was inevitable. [AC Milan Offside]

Fiorentina’s Christian Norgaard has been sold to Brentford. [Viola Nation]