Steve Evans admits three or four Leeds United players are wanted on loan

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The Leeds United squad needs to be strengthened first however.

It is no secret that Leeds United are trying to bring in some new players ahead of the loan window shutting until January next week.

The likes of Liam Bridcutt and Kyle Lafferty are on the shortlist for Leeds boss Steve Evans.

But what about outgoing players. In his press conference today, ahead of a weekend tie against former club Rotherham United he has confirmed that Leeds have fielded enquiries for several of their fringe players.

He is however quoted by the Yorkshire Evening Post as saying that no player will be on his way out of the team until after they have made additions themselves.

Evans stated:

"We have had calls for 3 or 4 fringe players but I believe we have to strengthen first."

The players that are likely to be given a chance to play football away from the club are the likes of Casper Sloth and Tomasso Bianchi - perhaps even youngster Kalvin Phillips. With Lee Erwin now leapfrogging him in the pecking order and Leeds actively looking for another forward Souleymane Doukara might also find himself given the chance to play elsewhere.

However, that depends on Leeds ability to get their own loan deals over the finish line.

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