Steve Evans fires warning to Bianchi, Botaka and Sloth despite making encouraging comments

Steve Evans wants to see what Tommaso Bianchi, Jordan Botaka and Casper Sloth can offer.

Leeds United manager Steve Evans has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he wants to see more from Tommaso Bianchi, Jordan Botaka and Casper Sloth.

Evans has won his last two league games with 1-0 and 3-0 victories over Cardiff City and Huddersfield Town, whilst he also recorded a 2-0 victory in a friendly match against Wycombe Wanderers on Friday night.

Goals from Lee Erwin and Sam Byram handed Leeds the win at Adams Park, with Evans keen to get his players up to speed during the international break.

After the game, Evans spoke about how he wants to revitalise the careers of fringe players at Elland Road, and singled out three players in particular.

Midfielders Tommaso Bianchi and Casper Sloth as well as winger Jordan Botaka were all mentioned by manager Evans as players that he wants to develop and improve with more opportunities - but also fired a stern warning to all three players, despite his encouragement for the trio.

Speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Evans said that unless all three players do add something to the Leeds team, then they could end up leaving the club.

"I want to see what Bianchi can bring to the party, I want to see what Casper Sloth can bring to the party, I want to see what Botaka can bring to the party," said Evans. "If they are not going to bring things to the party then take your party hat off and go somewhere else."

Winger Botaka was signed by former manager Uwe Rosler, and has flashed his pace and trickery during cameo appearances under Evans, suggesting that he could yet have a key role to play.

Midfielders Bianchi and Sloth have found first-team football hard to come by due to injuries and lack of form, so may have to make major improvements in order to have futures at Leeds under Evans.

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