Tottenham Hotspur are seven points off the pace in the Premier League at the moment.
Jackett, who left Rotherham United on Monday, spent three years as Holloway's assistant at Queens Park Rangers.
Leeds star out of Liverpool clash.
Newcastle United travel to take on Hull City at the KCOM Stadium this evening...
Liverpool host Leeds this evening in their EFL Cup quarter final.
Liverpool host Leeds United in the EFL Cup quarter-finals this evening...
Sunderland are currently bottom of the Premier League table.
Queens Park Rangers are next in action on Thursday evening, when they take on Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The Bosnian set-piece specialist has just left Beijing Renhe on a free transfer.
Swansea City won the League Cup in 2013. What happened to the XI which beat Bradford City?