Stoke City manager Nathan Jones insists Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa is not revolutionary in his methods, insisting the Potters do much the same analysis.

Bielsa came out with a presentation of how he and the rest of his staff work to collate information on teams after he was slammed for sending someone to spy on Derby County’s training session last week.

Stoke will host Bielsa’s Leeds on Saturday in what will be Jones’ first home game in charge of the Potters in the Championship.

Jones feels that Bielsa is a through manager, but says what he does isn’t ground-breaking as the Stoke staff put in the same amount of work behind the scenes.

“Marcelo Bielsa has actually been very complimentary to me, so I don't want to take any high ground in reaction to it”, Jones told a press conference ahead of Stoke’s clash against Leeds in the Championship, when asked about spygate.

“I would love to sit down and chat with Marcelo because he is a very good football person.

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“I would invite him down to watch our training sessions if he wanted to come down here.

“He is a thorough manager.

"He isn't revolutionary, we do exactly the same here.”

Stoke have not won a game this year, and will hope to end their four-game winless run in the Championship and get back in contention for the playoff spots against Leeds come Saturday.