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New Leeds coach Bielsa refuses to make promotion promises

LEEDS, England (AP) Marcelo Bielsa refused to make any Premier League promotion promises when he addressed the media as Leeds United manager for the first time on Monday.

The former Argentina and Chile coach signed a two-year deal with second-tier Leeds earlier this month, with the option of a third season.

"It's imprudent to promise something which you know can never be guaranteed," said Bielsa, 62, via a translator. "At the same time, not to dream about (promotion) would be impossible.


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