REPORT: Former Newcastle United Boss Lands Premier League Job

REPORT: Former Newcastle United Boss Lands Premier League Job

Former Newcastle United boss Sam Allardyce will make a sensational return to the Premier League – according to TalkSPORT, Leeds United will replace their now-former boss, Javi Gracia, with the 68-year-old.

The ex-England boss is known for his no-nonsense, direct style of play – something that often benefits teams who are mired in a relegation scrap.

The Whites are certainly in a tight spot at this moment. They are just outside of the relegation zone on goal difference – additionally, they have a tough run-in towards the end of the season.

In their final four games, Leeds will take on Manchester City, Newcastle, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur. All of these teams are above the West Yorkshire club in the table.

On top of this, Leeds are in concerningly bad form. They have won just once in the month of April – on top of this, they have conceded 18 goals in their last five league games.

Allardyce’s last job in England’s top flight was at West Brom – however, his tenure there was not a success, as the Baggies were relegated under his watch.

At Newcastle, Allardyce was not a popular figure amongst Magpies fans, winning just eight of his 24 games at the club. His tedious brand of football was not well-received at St. James’ Park – nevertheless, if he can keep Leeds in the Premier League, the Elland Road massive will treat him like a god.