Bielsa set for Marseille gig

Marcelo Bielsa was previously Athletic Bilbao coach. Credit: PA

Marseille are moving closer to finalising the appointment of Marcelo Bielsa as their new coach for next season.

The Argentinian, who most recently managed Spanish side Athletic Bilbao and has led both Chile and his home country to World Cups, was linked with the upcoming vacancy last week and club president Vincent Labrune has announced that a deal has now been agreed "in principle".

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