Report: Steve Evans looked at signing Lee Camp for Leeds United

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Rotherham goalkeeper Lee Camp was a Leeds United loan target.

Steve Evans has looked at signing a goalkeeper on loan to cover for the injured Ross Turnbull, and a report in the Yorkshire Evening Post has claimed that Lee Camp of Rotherham United was one of the targets for the club.

Marco Silvestri was struggling for form upon Evans arrival at Elland Road, and with Turnbull out of action, it appeared as if bringing in a new stopper was a certainty.

However, Silvestri has recovered some of his top form, and has now cemented himself as a guaranteed started under Evans.

The report claims that Evans was hoping to raid the loan market for a new stopper, and Lee Camp of Rotherham was one of the players he looked at signing.

It was Evans who signed Camp for Rotherham at the beginning of September, just weeks before leaving the New York Stadium, and he has since established himself as first-choice stopper with the Millers.

He has played every league game since his signing, conceding 20 goals in 12 games, and keeping just his second clean sheet at the weekend - in the 1-0 victory over Evans’ Leeds side.

However, if things had been different, Camp could have been lining up for Leeds instead. There are no indications in the report as to why Evans did not further his interest in the stopper, but with Silvestri’s improved form, it is likely that the head coach believed his current keeper was the best option to move forward with.

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