Jack Harrison talks about the influence of Marcelo Bielsa
Jack Harrison praised Marcelo Bielsa’s influence on his development after the winger completed a permanent move to Leeds United.
A little about Jack Harrison
After spending three years on loan at Elland Road, 24-year-old Jack Harrison signed a three-year contract to become an official Leeds player after the club activated their full buy option. Jack Harrison played 36 Premier League games for the Leeds last season, missing only two matches against parent club City, which he was not eligible for as Marcelo Bielsa finished ninth in the English top race.
Jack always saw this as a great opportunity.
The former New York City FC star was proud to play a key role in Leeds’ impressive first season in the Premier League and is pleased with the progress he has made under the Argentine coach. Jack Harrison told the club’s website that he always saw this as a great opportunity to learn and develop as a football player. With the generosity of Marcelo Bielsa and also had a lot of playing time, so this is a great way for him to improve and continue his career, and this is what he wanted to do.
According to Jack, you can see it from the first two years, there weren’t too many changes in the squad, but through Bielsa’s methodology and his way of working, he was able to make a team that was not successful in an incredible team that managed to win the championship and get promoted. but then finish in the top 10 in their first year in the Premier League after 16 years.
It really says a lot about Marcelo Bielsa and his way of working. It works here, everyone buys what they are trying to do, and Jack Harrison thinks this is the reason why it works.
Jack was grateful for all the playing time he had, as a player that’s all you want, because it’s the best way to develop and improve yourself. Not only has that playing time, but working with a unique methodology like Marcelo Bielsa, it really helps you hone certain details of the game that you would not see anywhere else.
Marcelo demands the best, and if you don’t give it, then he’s going to tell you about it, so it’s great to be in this environment, it can be stressful sometimes, but you know it’s good for you as a player.