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The Quality of Madness

A Life of Marcelo Bielsa

By Tim Rich

Marcelo Bielsa is one of football’s greatest eccentrics and greatest enigmas. He has coached some of the greatest names in world football, has been cited as a mentor by Pep Guardiola and Diego Simeone and has revived Leeds United. This is the first English biography of one of the sport’s most contradictory characters.

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