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Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa: Facing Liverpool will be very special

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa admits he's not sure about facing the 'heavy metal football' of Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool.

The 65-year-old, who often cuts a distinct figure on the touchline by choosing to watch games while sat on a bucket, seemed unfazed by the high-profile opening fixture against the Reds.

Bielsa, who confirmed that he has agreed a new contract with Leeds, was asked if he was a fan of the so-called 'heavy metal football' that Liverpool play but replied: “I have not got much culture in music so I wouldn't know."

He continued: “It's a very special game. Full of different scenarios to last season.

Liverpool are a just champion with a consistent style of play. Without a doubt one of the best teams in the world.

“They have a defined system with very good players.

“It's the best league in the world and it requires you to be at the highest level.

“It's difficult to assimilate how we are going to adjust to the Premier League. We prepared for this, but we need to show it on the pitch.

“They (Leeds' players) have been forming a group for some time and they have maintained the players they feel can play at a higher level."

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