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Steve Evans claims that Leeds United's squad lacks quality

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Leeds United have lost their last two fixtures and Steve Evans is now under pressure.

Steve Evans has admitted to BBC Radio Leeds that Leeds United simply do not have the players required to put in the performances that their supporters expect.

Leeds have lost their last two matches – against Rotherham United and Queens Park Rangers – leaving them down in 17th place in the Championship table.

And Evans claims that the quality of the playing squad at Elland Road is simply not good enough.

"Leeds United supporters demand a certain type of performance, but what Leeds United supporters will be aware of is that players have to deliver that performance," he said.

“We know what we need to do to the playing squad.

“There is a lot of good players here, but there’s not enough very good players – and not enough good players.”

Evans has pulled no punches with any of his interviews since taking charge at Leeds, and his frank approach initially won him some admirers.

The 53-year-old’s boss’s honesty was lauded by supporters, but Evans is rapidly losing the fan-base.

The former Rotherham United manager’s appointment was not a popular one in the first place, and unless results turn around – the pressure on his job will only continue to increase.

Leeds fans could be heard audibly voicing their discontent towards Evans’ leadership at Loftus Road, during Leeds’ 1-0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers, on Saturday.

The Whites’ next match comes against high-flying Hull City, and if Leeds fail to win that fixture the atmosphere at Elland Road threatens to turn toxic.

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