The news developed yesterday that Leeds had been approached by their Yorkshire rivals, Huddersfield Town, over the availability of U23s coach Carlos Corberan.
Sky Sports News reporter Anthony Joseph has today tweeted that he believes the two clubs have now agreed compensation, which makes Corberan’s exit increasingly likely.
Corberan was unusually welcomed into Marcelo Bielsa’s inner cicle, a privilege he usually reserves for his closest and most trusted coaches. However, with Corberan gaining plaudits from world-class managers such as Pep Guardiola, it is perhaps unsurprising that Bielsa awarded Carlos a larger degree of control.
Having been primarily involved in managing the U23s, Corberan has played a crucial role in the passage of numerous young players into the first-team. Not least, Jack Clarke who completed a startling move to Tottenham Hotspurs in the Summer and Jamie Shackleton, who has become a regular feature for Leeds under Marcelo Bielsa.
Joseph also reported that Huddersfield were looking for a manager who could carve an ‘identity’ for the Terriers as they set about a substantial rebuilding process.