A potentially pivotal Premier League contest involving two teams at opposite ends of the table takes place at Elland Road at lunchtime, as relegation-threatened Leeds United play host to top-four hopefuls Newcastle United.
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Leeds United have confirmed the appointment of Sam Allardyce as head coach after sacking Javi Gracia.
His side conceded five or more goals in a second successive league game for the first time in their history on Monday.
Jurgen Klopp’s side had not tasted victory in any competition since the March 5 7-0 thrashing of Manchester United.
The Gunners hold an eight-point lead at the top at the time of writing, while the Whites are one of nine teams in danger of demotion to the second tier.
Everton were hit with a 55,000 pounds fine ($66,022) and Leeds a 35,000 pounds fine following the incident.
The Premier League club had been searching for a new permanent boss since sacking Jesse Marsch after less than a year in charge earlier this month.
The Nigerian is hoping to move on from Torino, where he is out of contract at the end of the season.
The 67-year-old former Leeds United manager is a favoured choice of Everton owner Farhad Moshiri.
The Cherries looked to be heading for all three points when they led by two goals early in the second period, but Sam Greenwood, Liam Cooper and then Crysencio Summerville completed the turnaround for Jesse Marsch’s side in the final 30 minutes of action.
The 25-year-old is in his fifth season at the King Power Stadium after his 2017 move from Manchester City He has scored 47 goals in 176 appearances, including 12 in 25 Premier League appearances during the 2020/21 campaign.
The home side are hoping for a much-improved season after dramatically avoiding relegation in 2021-22, while Wolves are under pressure to bounce back from a number of deflating performances during the run-in.
The goalkeeper spent more than a decade at Leicester City after arriving from Leeds United.
A club statement confirmed the news on Wednesday, while it is believed a fee in the region of £56m convinced Leeds to part ways with their star man.
Leeds is chasing a number of reinforcements this summer with Raphinha and Kalvin Phillips set to leave Elland Road. Raphinha is closing in on a move to Chelsea, while Man City is close to wrapping up a deal for Phillips.
The Gunners got the better of West Ham United 2-1 in their most recent battle, whereas Jesse Marsch’s men were thumped 4-0 by Manchester City at Elland Road.
The Citizens came out on top in a seven-goal thriller against Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals in midweek, while the Whites played out a goalless draw away at Crystal Palace on Monday.
Leeds have not been entirely woeful on their return to the English Premier League, with the Yorkshire-based side likely to retain their top-flight status with two wins from their remaining six league games.
Leeds are currently 16th in the table, just two points above 18th-placed Burnley, while Norwich sit rock bottom of the division, five points from the safety of 17th position entering the final straight.
Leeds United will begin life under their new head coach Jesse Marsch with a trip to the King Power Stadium this afternoon to take on Leicester City.