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Rodrigo adapting to Marcelo Bielsa’s ‘beautiful’ style of football at Leeds

Leeds forward Rodrigo admitted he was still adjusting to Marcelo Bielsa’s “beautiful football” after scoring the equaliser against Manchester City.

Rodrigo, signed from Valencia for a club-record £27million in August, stepped off the bench to turn home his first goal for Leeds after Raheem Sterling had given City a half-time lead.

Bielsa’s side produced another exhilarating display having spent the first half-hour chasing shadows, going toe-to-toe with the visitors in another Premier League thriller.

“We have a very characteristic way of playing, which has been done for a long time and of course I need time to adapt myself to this style of football,” the Spain international told Leeds’ official website.

“But I think the team is very compact, plays very well, tries to attack and score goals and plays beautiful football.

“We’ve started very well in the Premier League, in the first game against Liverpool unfortunately we didn’t win,

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