English football is on the rise – we owe a debt of gratitude to Marcelo Bielsa | Liam Rosenior

The philosophies of ‘El Loco’ have influenced Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino, and English football is reaping the benefit of their coaching

I’m so excited for English football right now. Whether it’s watching Tottenham dismantle Real Madrid inspired by a group of young fearless Englishmen, or Manchester City playing a brand of football never witnessed before in the Premier League with Raheem Sterling, Kyle Walker and John Stones at the forefront of their play, we are on the verge of seeing our young players being able to compete at the highest level – and in a World Cup year.

In addition, we are the world title holders at under-20 and under-17 level, something we should all be proud of, and we have a rising star in Phil Foden, who not only won player of the Under-17 World Cup but is close to breaking into a star-studded Manchester City squad at an extremely young age.

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