Every Rotherham player would leave to join Leeds United, says Steve Evans

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Leeds United manager Steve Evans insists that attracting players to Elland Road is not a problem.

Steve Evans has told Radio Yorkshire that every player on Rotherham United’s team coach would want to play for Leeds United.

Leeds have struggled to get transfers over the line since Evans arrived, and the 53-year-old still has not been able to make a new addition since taking charge at Elland Road.

However, Evans insists that attracting players to Elland Road is not a problem, and he says that the deals have only taken time because Leeds are trying to sign quality. 

“Here we are trying to sign a type of player which can improve what we have got,” he explained. “We could have signed lots of players last week and this weekend, because so many wish to be here.

“Possibly every player on the visitor’s coach would want to be here, but you have to sign players who can add to what we’re about.”

Two players who have been linked with Leeds in the Yorkshire Evening Post have been Norwich City’s Kyle Lafferty and Sunderland’s Liam Bridcutt.

Leeds’ attempts to sign Lafferty seem to have proven fruitless, but Bridcutt could reportedly still arrive at Elland Road.

The loan transfer window closes on Thursday though, meaning that Leeds are under pressure to force deals through.

The Whites are looking to add quality to their group, which can force them up the Championship table, as they are currently stuck down in 16th place.

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