Liam Cooper: Working hard to achieve our goal

Liam Cooper: Working hard to achieve our goal

Liam Cooper reflects on Marcelo Bielsa contract extension.

Leeds United captain Liam Cooper has expressed his delight at the news that the club has confirmed Marcelo Bielsa will continue in his role as Head Coach next season.

Cooper, who featured 38 times during the 2018/19 campaign, was voted into the EFL and PFA teams of the year having excelled under the former Argentina manager.

Cooper said: “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.”