Steve Evans claims that all Leeds' top youngsters have the same flaw

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Leeds United have failed to win a home match so far this season.

Leeds United boss Steve Evans has, on LUTV, claimed that three of the club’s most promising young talents all have the same flaw.

Leeds have some of the most exciting youngsters in England within their ranks – with Lewis Cook, Alex Mowatt and Sam Byram all boasting the potential to have very bright futures in the game.

However, Evans believes that they are too quiet at the moment, and says that they have a tendency to go into their shells when things start going wrong at Elland Road.

“Communication is a massive part of the game,” he said. “We have some very gifted young players here - the Mowatts, the Sam Byrams and the Cookies. But they're very quiet.

“Some lads are vocal from the first minute they come in, but when you put [these three] on the Elland Road stage and it goes against you early doors they get even quieter.

“It's why I've said that certain types of players can play at Liverpool, Arsenal and the two Manchester clubs.”

The flaw in the Leeds’ youngsters’ games was particularly evident in their latest match against Blackburn Rovers.

Leeds lost 2-0 to Blackburn on Thursday, and the game was over within 10 minutes as the visitors raced into a commanding lead.

Craig Conway and Jordan Rhodes gave Rovers a two-goal advantage early on, and Leeds never picked themselves up – with a distinct lack of fight on display from the Whites.

It leaves the Yorkshire side still looking for their first home win of the season, and unless things improve at Elland Road, it will be difficult for them to start moving up the table.

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