‘We’re fortunate to have Bielsa’

Valencia boss Ernesto Valverde has claimed that La Liga is 'fortunate' to have Marcelo Bielsa, as Los Che prepare to face Athletic Bilbao.

The Chotos travel to San Mames to play the Basque side tomorrow morning, and the 49-year-old has praised his opposite number ahead of the clash.

“Bielsa is a Coach we are a fortunate to have in this League,” he told a Press conference. “I say this because he is someone we can all learn from.

“His teams always have a strong personality and are good in both defence and attack.

“It will be a tough game.”

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