Soccer-Bilbao part company with Argentine coach Bielsa (Reuters)

June 7 (Reuters) – Athletic Bilbao have parted company with coach Marcelo Bielsa after deciding against offering the Argentine a contract extension. “We think that for the interests of Athletic it is best to have a change,” club president Josu Urrutia told a news conference on Friday. “We haven’t yet decided who will be his replacement.” The eccentric 57-year-old Bielsa, who has coached Argentina and Chile, took the Basque club on a roller-coaster ride for the last two seasons. …

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