Jamie Carragher's tweet in response to Marcelo Bielsa's 'Spygate' press conference

Meanwhile, Rangers boss Steven Gerrard thinks Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa was out of order for spying on opposition team's training sessions.

Bielsa - an Argentine aptly nicknamed "El Loco" - claimed he has done nothing illegal and that he has been publicly spying on his opponents since the qualifying process for the 2002 World Cup, where he failed to manage Argentina out of the knockout stage.

Good evening. I called this press conference because tomorrow we have the classic press conference ahead of our game against Stoke City. We watched all the training sessions before we played them.

I did it because it was not illegal or violating a specific law. They said "no, we want to watch to see what you do".

"My goal is to make the investigation easier and I don't think that something is going to make worse what they are looking for than what I'm saying right now", he added.

The Football League launched an investigation into the incident and has written to Leeds United to "seek observations" from the club.

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Derby County manager Frank Lampard has expressed his annoyance with Leeds United counterpart Marcelo Bielsa and the presentation he gave about his unorthodox coaching methods. But the experience he's had over the years, if it counts to little or nothing then you have to say in this day and age, then why do you do it? He believes that I violated the fair play spirit.

Leeds United captain Liam Cooper says he is "sick of hearing" about the spying controversy surrounding the club and insists the matter has now been resolved.

"I think it's upset a few people, but there are parts of the game that upset me more", he told BBC Radio Sheffield. I don't want to point to any other situation that is not linked to my responsibility. Because we feel guilty if we do not work enough.

Throughout the briefing Bielsa went into extraordinary detail about how often he and his team watch their opponent to build as complete a scouting report as possible. He said to me you know more about Barcelona that me! 'We do analysis too, by the way. "How we analyse each opponent without having to go and watch the training session".

"I don't think it's normal practice in this country and I don't think it's sportsmanlike behaviour".

The last time Bielsa called an emergency press conference, he resigned as manager of Marseille.

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