The English Football League launched a formal investigation on Tuesday after Derby County complained that Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa sent a spy to the club’s training ground last week.
The incident happened the day before the Championship clubs met at Elland Road, a game which Leeds won 2-0.
The EFL have now written to Leeds requesting their observations after the Yorkshire club apologised to Derby and reminded Bielsa of the club’s principles of “integrity and honesty”.
Following the victory over Derby that gave Leeds a four-point cushion at the top of the second division standings, Bielsa admitted sending a member of his coaching staff to watch Derby train. Read more