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Bielsa extends contract with Athletic Bilbao
Published : 03 Jun 2012 15:47:14
Former Argentina national coach Marcelo Bielsa extended his contract with last season's Europa League finalists Athletic Bilbao for another year, the club announced on its website.
The 56-year-old - who guided Argentina to 2004 Olympic glory - will be under contract to the Basque outfit till June 2013.
Bielsa, who is also a former coach of Chile who he took to the second round of the 2010 World Cup, had a successful season with Bilbao not only taking them to the Europa League final, they lost 3-0 to Atletico Madrid, but also to the Spanish Cup final in which they also lost 3-0 to Barcelona.