Marcelo Bielsa’s brother insists the Leeds manager will respect his contract and stay at Elland Road next season

The Whites are on the verge of ending their 15-year exile from the Premier League, with eccentric 63-year-old Bielsa guiding them to second in the Championship with four games left.

However, Bielsa’s future has been the subject of intense speculation – particularly if Leeds were to falter in their bid for promotion.

Reports in Argentina have linked him with a return to Newell’s Old Boys, but Bielsa’s brother has quashed those rumours.

Rafael Bielsa, who is also a sports lawyer, told La Capital: “Marcelo cannot go back to Newell’s because he has a contractual problem. I made the contract.

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