David Prutton outlines what he has told Evans about the Leeds job

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Steve Evans replaced Uwe Rosler as the Leeds United head coach last month.

David Prutton revealed on the Gillette Soccer Saturday show on Sky Sports News HQ on Saturday afternoon what he has told Leeds United head coach Steve Evans.

“I have said to Steve before,” said former Leeds midfielder Prutton. “This is from the outside looking in at a manager.

“To be manager of Leeds, you need to have the real kind of front to yourself, you need to be able to say ‘I am the manager regardless of what goes on off the pitch or what gets told or what the stories are’.

"‘I am the manager and this is what I do and lead from the front’. I think a manager sets the culture of the football club. I think the bullish personality that Steve is, he is a perfect fit for that.”

Evans was appointed the Leeds head coach last month following the dismissal of Uwe Rosler.

The 53-year-old Scotsman has done a relatively good job at Elland Road so far, with the team back to winning matches.

The West Yorkshire outfit have won their last two Championship fixtures and are getting away from the relegation zone.

Leeds defeated Cardiff City 1-0 at Elland Road at the start of the month and then got the better of Huddersfield Town 3-0 away from home.

The Whites are 15th in the Championship table at the moment with 19 points from 16 matches, six points above the relegation zone.

Leeds will return to action next weekend when they take on Rotherham United at Elland Road in the Championship.

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