Mauricio Pochettino has solid some mild on simply how meticulous a planner Marcelo Bielsa is.
The Leeds boss was a mentor for Pochettino within the early phases of his profession and signed him whereas he was boss of Argentine aspect Newell’s Outdated Boys.
And as a visitor on Sky Sports activities’ protection of Leeds’ conflict towards Leicester City on Monday night time, the previous Tottenham boss has admitted Bielsa’s consideration to element was a step forward of anybody he had labored with within the sport.
“Once I performed for Bielsa at Newell’s [Old Boys] Reserves, he was forward of everybody,” Pochettino advised Sky Sports activities.
“Bear in mind there was no web. However for each sport we knew the formation and ways that our opponents would play as a result of Marcelo purchased each newspaper within the nation to check the groups.
“You knew the formation, the gamers, who shoots the penalty.
“All of this info for him is huge.
“In fact it’s not simply him who works on this approach, All the coaches right now are very effectively ready and we’ve all of the capability to get the data and use the data.
“Within the time that he was my coach at Newell’s Outdated Boys he was maybe 20 years forward of all people.”
Pochettino continues to be linked with the Manchester United job as stress grows on present boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, whose aspect are 15th within the desk after six video games.
And when requested if he is able to return to administration, the Argentine mentioned: “I’m all the time able to be concerned within the sport once more.
“I really like soccer, it’s my ardour, it’s not my job.
“It’s not tense if you find yourself working, it’s not tense to enter the coaching floor, it’s not tense to organize the sport, it’s not tense to compete.”