Date: 21st May 2020 at 5:59pm
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With Leeds United currently sitting top of the Championship, they have more interest than most when it comes to what the authorities will decide to do in terms of finishing the season.

Therefore, they will have been delighted after an update from the EFL today recommended that the season is decided on a points per game basis, with promotion and relegation retained, if it can’t be completed.

Will Leeds United be playing in the Premier League next season?

Yes

Yes

No

No

Whilst the aim is still to finish the season in the Championship, with Marcelo Bielsa’s men seven-points clear of third-placed Fulham, it would take some collapse for them not to go up. And, this has given them the added security of knowing they will win promotion, providing they aren’t caught, if any fixtures aren’t complete.

However, this does need to be agreed by 51% of the clubs in each division to happen – and a vote is likely to take place in the coming weeks.

Nevertheless, this was a positive update for Leeds, although some still couldn’t help but fear the worst given the Whites’ history. Here we look at some of the reaction to the news…

 
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