Stuart Dallas makes admission about Leeds squad

Stuart Dallas of Leeds United takes a shot on goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 04, 2019 in Bristol, England.

Stuart Dallas has suggested that Leeds United may not have the most talented squad in the Championship.

Stuart Dallas of Leeds United takes a shot on goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on August 04, 2019 in Bristol, England.

Stuart Dallas has conceded to LUTV that Leeds may not have the most talented squad in the Championship, but their success is testament to the quality of Marcelo Bielsa's coaching.

Leeds have gone from a mid-table side to genuine promotion contenders in the short space of time that Bielsa has spent at Elland Road. What has made their progress all the more remarkable is that the squad that the Argentine is working with has not undergone significant changes since his arrival.

 

Players such as Dallas, along with the likes of Liam Cooper, Kalvin Phillips, Mateusz Klich and perhaps even Pablo Hernandez have enjoyed dramatic upturns in form since Bielsa arrived.

The Northern Ireland international has made a fantastic start to the season after ending the last campaign in some form. And he suggested that Bielsa has to take a lot of the credit as he made an admission about the Leeds squad.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa and his staff watch on during the first half during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Nottingham Forest at Elland Road on August...

"I've started okay, there's loads to improve on," he told LUTV.

"We maybe aren't the most talented in the league but Marcelo has improved everyone. Everyday I'm learning and to play under someone like that is great."

Leeds United's Stuart Dallas celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Second Leg match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on May 15,...

What is particularly exciting for Leeds supporters is that the club have so many talented youngsters in their ranks, who should improve naturally as they get older and gain more experience in and around the first-team.

While Bielsa is at the helm however, it seems fair to suggest that that improvement for a number of those players could be a lot quicker and a lot more significant, just as it has been for several first-team stars.

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