Premier League announce dates for 2021-22 season as Marcelo Bielsa still eyes Leeds United safety

THE Premier League have announced the start and end dates for the forthcoming 2021-22 campaign.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 2:21 pm

Next season's Premier League will start on August 14 and the competition will end on May 22.

All games on May 22 will kick-off at the same time.

Marcelo Bielsa s Whites sit in 11th place in the Premier League table and are 13 points clear of the drop zone with just nine games left.

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DATES SET: By the Premier League for the 2021-22 campaign. Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images.
DATES SET: By the Premier League for the 2021-22 campaign. Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images.

Leeds have also played one game less than third-bottom Fulham and the Whites are as big as 200-1 to go down.

Speaking after last Friday night's 2-1 victory at Fulham took United on to 39 points, Whites head coach Bielsa was asked if Leeds had now reached the safety point that they needed and said: "These are speculations that will confirm themselves mathematically.

"And with 27 points left to play, the safety is not confirmed."

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