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Tottenham help Leeds United with pitch problems as north London club agree to let turf meant for cancelled NFL fixtures head to Yorkshire in £300,000 operation - and new surface will be ready for February 3 clash against Everton

By Mike Keegan For Mailonline

Published: 10:02 GMT, 22 January 2021 | Updated: 10:02 GMT, 22 January 2021

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Leeds United have found a temporary solution to their pitch woes - thanks to some help from Tottenham Hotspur. The surface at Elland Road has come in for heavy criticism of late, with Aston Villa star Jack Grealish among those to take aim.

Officials at Marcelo Bielsa's promoted side had planned to install a new one over the summer, but the shortened turnaround thanks to the Covid pandemic meant that they did not have enough time to do so.

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As a result, they have had to persist with the original, but recent weather conditions have caused further issues. 

Leeds United are installing a new pitch at Elland Road due to complaints about the current turf

Leeds United are installing a new pitch at Elland Road due to complaints about the current turf

Leeds have come in for criticism for the state of their pitch and have now taken urgent action

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