Steve Evans says he has spoken to Liam Bridcutt

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Leeds United want to sign Liam Bridcutt on loan from Sunderland.

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans has told The Yorkshire Evening Post that he spoke to Sunderland defensive midfielder Liam Bridcutt last Friday.

Evans wants to sign the Scotsman on a loan deal, and he has suggested that he will be successful in his attempt.

“It (the conversation) went extremely well,” the former Rotherham United manager told The Yorkshire Evening Post about his discussion with Bridcutt on Friday.

Good move for Leeds United?

Bridcutt is not a bad player, but he is struggling to get into the Sunderland team at the moment.

The 26-year-old appears to have failed to make his mark in the Premier League, but he is a proven Championship player.

The former Chelsea prospect was successful during his spell at Brighton & Hove Albion, and one can understand why Leeds boss Evans wants to sign him.

The Whites do need someone in defensive midfield, and Bridgett would be a valuable addition to the squad.

Leeds, who have won their last two league matches, are 15th in the Championship table at the moment with 19 points from 16 matches, six points above the relegation zone.

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