Ian Holloway makes joke about Steve Evans' contract live on Sky Sports

Ian Holloway

The former manager was analysing Huddersfield v Leeds on Saturday afternoon.

Ian Holloway joked that Steve Evans might get another contract after beating Cardiff City 1-0 live on Sky Sports on Saturday afternoon.

Indeed, the former manager is a well-known critic of Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino and he feels it is a 'disgrace' that Evans isn't on a more secure deal at Elland Road.

He told Sky Sports while in the studio before Huddersfield Town's clash with Leeds kicked off: "That [win against Cardiff] might get him another contract. It’s a disgrace with someone of his ability [that he's on a rolling contract]."

Meanwhile, on Cellino's to and froing when it come sto selling Leeds, he added: "I don’t understand how someone can say he’ll sell to the supporters then change his mind. Sell it on and move out the way, mate."

Little more needs to said about Cellino and his history of hiring and firing managers.

However, Leeds not handing Evans a long-term contract is actually rather shrewd and, for a change, showing some self-awareness.

Holloway is absolutely right to criticise Cellino. But, if the Italian knows he may sack his manager once again in a number of weeks, it makes sense not to hand him a long deal.

Following their Yorkshire derby against Huddersfield Town, Leeds will contest another one in their very next Championship game against Rotherham United. That will also see the Whites reunited with Neil Redfearn, although it will only take place after the international break.

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