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Benjamin Mendy reacts to Leeds win on Twitter

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa  during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

Leeds United maintained their unbeaten start under Marcelo Bielsa on Tuesday.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on September 15, 2018 in London, England.

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy appears to have applauded his former coach Marcelo Bielsa following Leeds United's win on Tuesday.

Bielsa's side established a three-point cushion at the top of the Championship with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Preston at Elland Road.

Liam Cooper headed Leeds into a 1-0 half-time lead, before a second-half brace from January signing Tyler Roberts made it a relatively simple win for the hosts.

Mendy, a £52 million signing by Man City in 2017, played under Bielsa at Marseille, and here is how the France international reacted to Leeds' victory:

 

The Whites have now picked up 18 points from a possible 24 and are yet to lose a league game under the renowned Argentine coach, making them the Championship's only unbeaten side.

Mendy is clearly a massive admirer of the 63-year-old, and he laid bare his affection for Bielsa in a lengthy interview with Le Journal du Dimanche this week.

The 24-year-old went on to joke that he was available if United needed him, after it was put to him that he wouldn't play ahead of Barry Douglas.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

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