Evans explains dramatic turnaround at Leeds, describes squad mood, comments on supporters

Elland Road pitchside

Steve Evans believes everybody around Leeds is far happier now.

Leeds United manager Steve Evans has told LUTV that he has seen a 'dramatic turnaround' at Elland Road since his appointment last month.

Evans, 53, was appointed as Uwe Rosler's replacement back in October, and things appear to be going well for the Scot right now.

With two league wins in a row against Cardiff City and Huddersfield Town, Leeds are moving in the right direction, and a 2-0 friendly win over Wycombe Wanderers was another boost for the club.

After the international break, Evans takes on his former club Rotherham United in a Yorkshire derby, and he will be looking to keep the great momentum going with another win.

Following that victory over Wycombe, Evans spoke to LUTV about his start to life at Elland Road, and claimed he has seen a 'dramatic turnaround' since he took the job.

Evans says players are all coming to training in buoyant mood even if they aren't in the starting line-up, and that he is pleased to see happy faces on Leeds fans again after a tricky season so far.

"Inside this football club, in three weeks, we've seen a dramatic turnaround," said Evans. "The players drive in with smiles, whether in or out of the team, people want to be happy, people want to embrace it. I've seen Leeds United fans tonight just smiling! I know I need to win games to be a part of this, but we're going to do our best," he added.

No player proves Evans' comments about a dramatic turnaround more than midfielder Alex Mowatt, who has rekindled his best form under Evans having struggled under previous boss Rosler.

Fans appear happier than they were during Rosler's reign, but their mood will ultimately depend on whether Evans can keep this winning run going over the long-term - starting with that game against Rotherham.

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