The Uruguayan Football Federation announced that Marcelo Bielsa has been appointed as the national team coach.
In the post made on the Twitter account of the Uruguayan Football Federation, it was stated that Bielsa will be in charge of Uruguay until June 2026. Marcelo Bielsa will be presented to the fans at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, Uruguay on Wednesday.
Bielsa, who most recently coached English Premier League side Leeds United, has worked at Newell's Old Boys, Atlas, CF America, Velez, Espanyol, Argentina, Chile, Athletic Bilbao, Marseille and Lille.
Bielsa's first goal is to make Uruguay Copa America champions.