General view of the Elland Road, home of Leeds United on March 18, 2020 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

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Leeds United will look to pick up their first league win of the season this weekend, when they take on West Ham United at Elland Road.

By Richie Boon
Friday, 24th September 2021, 8:05 am

Speaking ahead of the game, Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa discussed previous members of his coaching team Diego Flores - now at Godoy Cruz - and Carlos Corberan - who is now at Huddersfield Town - and said: “The people who work assisting the principal manager, they have to have the characteristics that a manager has.

“In the case of Diego Flores, in the case of Carlos Corberan, who were here with us, they are very valuable people with clear aptitudes to take on board the charge of being a manager.

“That they worked close to us is not what creates them in importance - coaches are good if they can convince and if they can give orders that are followed. The content of what they propose, when they try to convince or demand that they’re obeyed, doesn’t have a major importance.

He continued: “That is to say that the knowledge is less important than the capacity to convince and making yourself be obeyed. I’ll tell you this, it’s undiscussable, and not because I say it, because there’s a lot of ideas that triumph that are very different, but there are very few coaches who triumph if they don’t manage to convince or if they don’t manage to be obeyed.

“The great virtues that Corberan and Flores have don’t have anything to do with their passage here. They’re people who have constructed themselves.”

Take a look at the latest news round-up from the Premier League, as the build-up to the weekend's action continues:

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