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Tottenham agree for turf to go north to help Leeds pitch woes

Tottenham are sending their turf north to Leeds United to help with their Elland Road pitch problems.

The Daily Mail says Leeds have found a temporary solution to their pitch woes - thanks to some help from Tottenham.

The surface at Elland Road has come in for heavy criticism of late, with Aston Villa star Jack Grealish among those to take aim.

Leeds have been searching for solutions. And they have now agreed a deal with a turf farm company to bring in a new pitch, which had been earmarked for Spurs. Thanks to a lack of NFL fixtures this season at Tottenham's new stadium, the north London club has agreed to instead let the surface head to Yorkshire.

Leeds began ripping up their current pitch on Friday, ahead of the new surface's arrival on Saturday and it will be in place for their next home match with Everton on February 3.

The operation is understood to have cost around £300,000 and it is hoped will get them through until the end of the season when a new drainage system and pitch will be installed.

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