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Steve Evans explains what he wants to create at Leeds United

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Leeds United boss Steve Evans will take charge of his first game this evening, with the Whites taking on Fulham.

New Leeds United manager Steve Evans has told the club's official site that he wants to see the side play with more aggression. 

Former Whites boss Uwe Rosler promised that he would play a brand of 'heavy-metal' football, but Massimo Cellino accused their play of being more like 'country music' in the Daily Mirror

Evans now wants to ensure that the side play with the aggression that was associated with Leeds sides of the past. 

“There are some very talented boys here," he said. "We just want to see a little bit more aggression – channelled aggression – in our play and a little bit more passion.

“As a wee boy growing up, when Leeds United came to Glasgow Celtic they always played with wonderful passion. We have to create that here.”

Evans will take charge of his first Leeds game tonight, when the side travel to Craven Cottage to face Fulham. 

The 52-year-old boss has only had since the start of the week to work with the Whites squad, but he will be hoping that some improvements are visible.

Leeds have lost their last three matches in the Championship, and they will need to break out of their slump if they to start climbing up the table.

At the moment the Whites are in 18th place in the table, and Evans has a big job on his hands if he is to guide them into the top 10, as he has said is possible

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