Ledesma comes on, and that gives you a sign and a learning straight away that a positive substitution can change the momentum of the game.” Ten years on, now a Premier League manager with Aston Villa developing England internationals – Jack Grealish, Tyrone Mings and now Ollie Watkins – that learning is a daily process. “It's been a progression, a journey that I've enjoyed.
Liverpool played their first game after the announcement of the European Super League, and failed to win against Leeds
He said: “He senses where the space is and how to use it. I wouldn’t necessarily say he’s a dribbler with skills and tricks but he’s dynamic. How he plays, he is unique in some ways.