Ex-Nottingham Forest chief makes strict Leeds United claim, Middlesbrough boss discusses Whites target's future, Ex-England striker lays into Tottenham loanee - Championship preview

Leeds United and their Championship counterparts face-off in key fixtures this weekend with movement expected at the top and bottom of the table.

Friday, 22nd November 2019, 11:34 am
Updated Friday, 22nd November 2019, 12:53 pm
Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa takes his team to Luton Town on Saturday.

As ever, with some key games to watch out for, we preview the main talking points ahead of this weekend's Championship fixture list. Scroll and click through the pages:

Both clubs sit on the same number of points and hold aspirations of promotion this campaign. Just how important of a result could it be for the winner - points-wise and mentally?
Fulham and QPR face off with just two points separating the pair. Aleksandar Mitrovic will play an integral part tomorrow and BBC pundit Noel Whelan has earmarked him as a player Leeds should be targeting, though admits it's unlikely.

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Neil Harris and Gerhard Struber will take to the dugout as Cardiff City and Barnsley manager, respectively, for the first time while Michael ONeill takes charge of his first Stoke City match at the Bet 365 Stadium.
Under-performing Derby boss Phillip Cocu rubbished talk of him leaving for Feyenoord - showing his commitment to turning the tide by discussing the January transfer window. Cocu wants one or two arrivals.
West Brom will miss first-choice midfield duo Romaine Sawyers and Jake Livermore due to suspension - which will certainly be welcomed news by the Baggies promotion rivals. It could open the door for Sheffield Wednesday.
Jonathan Woodgate was quizzed on the futures of Leeds United-linked Daniel Ayala and Stoke City-linked George Friend. The former defender has hinted that the matter is out of his control - paving the way for potential exits.
I feel theyre in the top three biggest football clubs. Nottingham Forest are a bigger club than West Brom, though theyve not been in the PL for a few years like West Brom, Leeds United massive club. - Charlie McParland.
Sheffield Wednesdays international week has been dominated by the talk of a potential points deduction. Don Goodman says he feels for Garry Monk because the Owls have genuine play-off ability.
The future of Clarke hit the headlines following the appointment of Jose Mourinho. Darren Bent claims he can forget about appearing for Tottenham soon as he is absolutely miles away and has done himself no justice at Leeds.