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Diego Llorente reveals major shock at Bielsa’s approach

Leeds United defender Diego Llorente has admitted that he was shocked by Marcelo Bielsa's training sessions but believes that the manager's approach to the game will continually yield positive results on the pitch. The Spaniard joined Leeds last summer from La Liga outfit Real Sociedad in a deal worth €25 million (£23m/$29m), as the Yorkshire club prepared for their first Premier League campaign in 16 years. They are looking good to remain in the top flight as they currently sit 11th and have 39 points and Llorente is positive that they can push even further next year under Marcelo Bielsa. It's no more news that Bielsa operates with an unconventional approach. However, Llorente disclosed that nothing could have prepared him for his first day of training under the 'mad man'. “To...