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Steve Evans reacts to Leeds United takeover reports

Leeds United are reportedly set to be bought by Leeds Fans United.

Massimo Cellino is open to selling Leeds United to supporters group Leeds Fans United, and Steve Evans has reacted to the reports when speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Evans said: “It's my job not to get involved in what happens off the pitch. This [the takeover] brings no uncertainty for me and the players, we are here until we are told otherwise. When I think fans are involved it can only be a good thing, whether it's good for Leeds United, time will tell. But until I am told otherwise I report to Mr Cellino. I don't get involved off the field.”

Evans has certainly not got any inside information as to whether the takeover is set to be completed, but his immediate future is focused upon the field of play, rather than what is happening off it concerning Cellino and the potential takeover.

With the group hoping to buy Leeds a supporters trust, there is hope that the Whites are starting to find their way back on the slow path to success, with all decisions made sure to be for the best of the side.

Fan ownership groups have had success in English football before, and Evans has admitted that he thinks getting the fans involved is generally a good decision for clubs.

However, he has claimed that it remains to be seen if a fan ownership group would be best for Leeds, considering their recent turbulent times off the field of play.

However, as of now, Evans is still reporting to Cellino, and the head coach also told the YEP that he expects the Italian owner to be at Elland Road tomorrow evening when Leeds take on Cardiff City in the Championship.

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