This will be the first West Ham match in which Dean has been involved since the incident and the Irons’ faithful have been debating how the appointment could impact the match.
Here’s a pick of the reactions from Twitter…
Twitter: @WestHam_Central Don’t you mean that Leeds are the other team on the pitch when we play against Mike Dean? (@EllisMcFarland)
Twitter: @WestHam_Central Soucek will go see him before kick-off, cos he’s classy, and they’ll be sweet. Mike Dean will then… https://t.co/BNIVVV4kj3 (@STU_IRONS_COYI)
Twitter: @WestHam_Central UCL hopes fun while it lasted (@J0K3R870)
Twitter: @WestHam_Central Thatll be fun. (@HighwaymanX)
Twitter: Guaranteed red card somewhere https://t.co/N36PV4Iw6P (@lozza3man)
Twitter: Pain. https://t.co/V1Jlym8WRY (@Mr_BA6)