Huddersfield Town boss Carlos Corberan on Marcelo Bielsa and Leeds United loan deals

The former Whites coach has reflected on his time at the club.

Saturday, 22nd August 2020, 1:31 pm

Huddersfield Town head coach Carlos Corberan has described working under Marcelo Bielsa as special, adding he could return to Leeds in the transfer market.

The Terriers boss departed Elland Road this summer to take up post at United's West Yorkshire neighbours in the Championship.

Corberan held a dual role in LS11 as head coach for the Under-23s outfit whilst also playing a key part of Bielsa's first-team backroom staff - helping manage the transition between the two sides.

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Former Leeds United coach Carlos Corberan. (Bruce Rollinson)

The Spaniard opted to take his first steps into management with Huddersfield and has reflected on working under the Argentine for two seasons at Leeds.

“Under Marcelo it is impossible not to learn things," Corberan said.

"All the time he is thinking about the team and how to improve the team and the players. The possibility to spend two years working with him was something special and something I appreciate a lot."

The Whites are expected to let a number of Under-23s players leave on loan this summer after promotion to the Premier League, and Corberan hasn't ruled out making a move for any of his former players.

"In the market, some opportunities can arrive from Leeds, some can arrive from League One and other opportunities can come out of England," he said.

"We will be open and analyse every decision we have to make. For me, one of the keys for the success of the season is that we try to make the best decisions.

"We have spent a lot of time with the sporting director and working with him to try and analyse the opportunities in the market very well and make the squad strong."

Asked about whether Town will look to implement a similar style of play to Leeds, he said: “Every club has different players and different possibilities.

"We might have the same targets and the same objectives (as Leeds) in how we play the game and trying to control the game, but with our players I want to allow us to make it in different ways.

“We cannot say we will do it in the same style. We can say that we want to control the game, to dominate the ball from the back and play out from the back, and that in defence we want to make our opponents feel uncomfortable, which is something which is not easy to achieve."