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Leeds boss Bielsa: Facing Aston Villa captain Grealish a challenge for me

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa admits he's a fan of Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish.

Leeds meet Villa this weekend.

Bielsa said today: "On one side he is a great player, a player who can unbalance.

"I always prefer the opponent has their best players available because even if that fortifies a team, the best players make their teams more scary, more difficult to face. They're also a stimulus for us.

"To face such players who are playing so well, to neutralise them, looking to impose yourself on an opponent with their best players and not debilitated. Like I said before, they're a team with players to cover any absences."

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