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Bielsa confirms his contract is sorted, praises Phillips and reacts to Messi’s news

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Hours before the club made it official, Marcelo Bielsa confirmed his contractual situation had been resolved, adding that, as usual, it is a one year-long commitment. He then praised England international Kalvin Phillips for his performance in the Euro and said he had options to feature in their Premier League debut against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Bielsa also said he had been surprised by Leo Messi’s departure from FC Barcelona.

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