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Man Utd target Thiago Almada: I want to play for Bielsa at Leeds

Velez Sarsfield midfielder Thiago Almada admits he wants to play for Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United.

Manchester United have already held talks about signing the 19-year-old, who has also attracted the interest of Arsenal and Atletico Madrid.

Almada was asked about the specualtion about his future and he admitted he would love to play under his compatriot at Elland Road.

Almada told TyC Sports: "I would like Bielsa to coach me.

"My friends sent me something about Bielsa, but I am calm. Whether it happens or not, we have to see.

"I don't watch much soccer, but I saw some Leeds highlights and I saw something similar to what we did in Velez with (Gabriel) Heinze."


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