Watch: Bilic explains why he ‘loves’ Bielsa more than any other manager


West Brom boss Slaven Bilic says he loves Leeds United‘s Marcelo Bielsa more than any other manager.

Despite the two managers competing for promotion against each other in 2019-20, the duo enjoyed something of a bromance – at least as much of a bromance as you can get with Bielsa – during the two meetings between West Brom and Leeds last season.

“Bielsa is Bielsa,” Bilic said after one encounter. “It’s a privilege to compete with him and to talk football with him. He’s an unbelievable guy. It’s great to have him in the league.”

And Bilic has expanded on his feelings for the Argentinian, in which he explained what sets the Leeds boss apart from all other managers. That noise you can hear is Frank Lampard’s piss boiling like a kettle.

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