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Full list of Marcelo Bielsa's backroom staff at Elland Road

Marcelo Bielsa, equipped with his bucket and an unreadable gaze, is rapidly becoming the most recognisable man in Leeds. But who are the staff behind him in the dug-out and which coaches make up the substantial backroom team Bielsa has put together at Elland Road? Here is an overview of the hierarchy beneath him at Thorp Arch:
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There is a reluctance, almost a shyness, about Marcelo Bielsa when press conferences take a predictable turn and draw him into discussing the men who single him out as their keenest influence. Where Pep Guardiola credits part of his coaching acumen to Bielsa, Bielsa hears only self-deprecation distorting Guardiola’s own genius. “In any of his teams I’ve never seen any sign of my traits,” Bielsa says, though the Championship must be questioning how true that really is.

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