Can Marcelo Bielsa speak any English?
Bielsa has been in England for almost three years and still uses a translator for his press conference. While he is able to bark instructions from the touchline to his players in English, he admits that he regrets not being able to communicate fully in English, offering a typically erudite reason why.
Does Bielsa speak Italian?
Bielsa has only spoken his native Spanish in public since taking over as Leeds boss in 2018 and continues to use trusted interpreter Clavijo by his side for interviews.
Who is Marcelo Bielsa new translator?
Thank you to all the staff, players, and fans for some unforgettable memories.” Bielsa preferred to use one of his own staff as a translator, rather than a professional interpreter or linguist, and Clavijo took over the role at the start of the 2020/21 season from former assistant coach Diego Flores.