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How Steve Evans has already managed to improve these three Leeds United players

Steve Evans' start to life as Leeds United manager has been a fairly encouraging one.

Leeds United manager Steve Evans has only been in charge for two games, but he has already sparked an improvement in a number of players.

In this piece we take a look at three members of the Whites' squad, who have already shown signs of progression under the 52-year-old boss's guidance. 

Sam Byram 

Byram struggled to get a look in under previous Leeds boss Uwe Rosler, but Evans immediately restored him to the side's starting line-up after taking over. 

Rosler utilised Byram down the right-wing, and the youngster seemed to struggle in the unfamiliar position, with his performances well short of his best.

However, since being deployed at right-back by Evans he has been in scintillating form, and he has arguably been Leeds' man of the match in their last two fixtures. 

Mirco Antenucci

Antenucci is another player who was not getting much of a chance under Rosler, but he has come straight into the team since Evans was appointed. 

Leeds are now setting up in a 4-4-2 formation, and Antenucci has been selected to play alongside Chris Wood up-front. 

The Italian forward scored in Leeds' latest game against Bolton, and he has looked threatening whenever he has taken to the field. 

Tom Adeyemi

Adeyemi was brought to Leeds from Cardiff City in the summer, and he has made an inconsistent start to life at Elland Road.

After making a very positive first impression, the powerful central midfielder's standards seemed to drop during Rosler's last few weeks in charge.

However, Evans has already stated that he wants Adeyemi to start showing more attacking intent, and the initial signs have been promising.

Adeyemi has played a key part in Leeds' last two matches, and he seems to be excelling in his new role as a box-to-box midfielder. 

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