Liam Cooper: Nothing can prepare you for Bielsa 1 year ago

Liam Cooper: Nothing can prepare you for Bielsa

"I don't think you can prepare yourself for how demanding it's going to be," Liam Cooper says of Marcelo Bielsa.

In an exclusive interview with JOE, he Leeds United captain is reflecting on a rollercoaster two years since 'El Loco' arrived at Elland Road and transformed the club.



Cooper recalls the shock of hearing that Bielsa would be coming to manage Leeds in the Championship, and explains how his methods - including having dorms installed at the training ground - have changed the club's fortunes around.


Leeds play Sheffield United in the Yorkshire derby on Sunday in what will be a clash of two distinct styles.

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