Leeds boss Steve Evans comments on managerial sackings; says only top five in Premier League are safe

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The Leeds United boss was interviewed on Wednesday morning.

Leeds United manager Steve Evans has been speaking to Sky Sports News about Gary Bowyer’s departure from Blackburn Rovers.

Bowyer became the latest in a long line of Championship managers who have been sacked this season and Evans has admitted that the way the game is going, nothing shocks him these days.

Speaking to Sky Sports News on Wednesday morning at 10:00am, the Leeds boss said, “Nothing surprises you anymore.

“I think you go from managers enjoying a win to just being relieved of a win. I think that’s where it’s gone and there are perhaps the top four or five managers in the Premier League that are safe in their jobs.”

When asked if he felt managers get enough time these days, Evans said they did not, going on to explain that the rewards for those clubs who reach the promised land of the Premier League are such that bosses of second tier clubs are under constant pressure to deliver.

Speaking about potential Premier League promotion, Evans said, “Chairman and people who invest in those clubs are very fearful that they are not going to be involved in that going forward.”

Evans recently replaced Uwe Rosler as manager of Leeds and after a shaky start he appears to have steadied the ship, winning back-to-back matches against Cardiff City and Huddersfield.

There is still a very long way to go, but it seems the Leeds squad are playing for him and some of those previously faltering are now back to their best.

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