Allardyce, 68, was parachuted in to rescue the club in May with only four games remaining but Leeds finished second from bottom, five points adrift of the safety zone and six above Southampton.
He faces a stern test in his first game in charge on Saturday at City, who lead the table by a point with a game in hand over second-placed Arsenal and have won nine straight league matches, scoring at least three goals in six of those.
Allardyce believes Arsenal’s dismal start to the Premier League season has left them in a fight to remain in the English top flight.
Allardyce said his appetite for winning football matches is stronger than ever as he plots another Premier League survival bid.
The 40-year-old former Watford and Hull City manager replaced Sam Allardyce, who was sacked after six months in charge at Goodison Park.
Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford's display for England in the friendly against the Netherlands last week has boosted his chances of becoming the country's first-choice at the World Cup, manager Sam Allardyce said on Friday.
Everton manager Sam Allardyce believes his expensively-assembled squad should be delivering much more on the pitch.
Phil Jones, born in Lancashire, joined Blackburn Rovers when he was just a 10-year-old kid with a dream of one day making it to the Premier League.
Everton manager Sam Allardyce believes that the victory in his first game in charge of Everton will help the team to grow and improve.