Leeds United has waited 16 long years to return to the Premier League and Marcelo Bielsa’s side will get a very clear reminder of what it is now up against when it faces champion Liverpool at Anfield in Saturday’s season opener.

Jurgen Klopp’s side dominated the Premier League last season, winning its first domestic league title for 30 years by a massive 18-point margin from Manchester City.

Leeds won the second-tier Championship by 10 points to secure its long-awaited promotion and are entering the top flight on a high, though it is a pity that their fans will still not be able to support their team in person.

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While the Yorkshire club has work to do to reestablish itself in the Premier League, the fixture brings back memories of great clashes between the clubs in the early 1970s when it was among the top teams in…

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