Marcelo Bielsa's Whites saw their six-game unbeaten run brought to an abrupt end via Saturday's 2-0 loss at Brighton and mid-table Leeds now have four games left.
The transfer window remains closed but the rumour mill continues in full swing as to what could possibly happen on the incomings and outgoings front ahead of the 2021-22 Premier League campaign.
1. Rafa in running for Spurs job
Rafa Benitez is being considered as a replacement for the sacked Jose Mourinho as Tottenham boss. Ralf Rangnick is another being considered but Scott Parker and Brendan Rodgers are the two current favourites. (Mail on Sunday).
2. Hands off Haaland warning
Borussia Dortmund chief Michael Zorc says there is no gentleman's agreement in place for Leeds-born Erling Haaland to leave the club but that Jadon Sancho could be allowed to depart - with Manchester United leading the chase. (Sunday Mirror).
3. Red Devils eye a Rice one
Manchester United are keeping tabs on West Ham's Declan Rice, Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi and Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez in the event that Paul Pogba does not sign a new deal. (Sunday Mirror).
4. Gunners contract talks
Arsenal are in talks with Emile Smith Rowe about signing a new deal. The 20-year-old midfielder's current deal runs out in 2023. (Sky Sports).