Steve Evans says Leeds need Stuart Dallas

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Leeds United head coach Steve Evans seems to rate Stuart Dallas highly.

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans has told The Yorkshire Post that Stuart Dallas will play a role for the team between now and the end of the season.

Dallas, who can play as a winger or as an attacking midfielder, joined Leeds from Championship rivals Brentford in the summer of 2015.

The 24-year-old Northern Ireland international has not been great so far this season, but Evans has made it clear that he will get his chances in the final weeks of the campaign.

“Stuart has a big end to the season to have for us, of course, and we need him,” the Leeds head coach told The Yorkshire Post. “I think Stuart has been one of the better players if I’m honest.”

Dallas has scored one goal and created 34 chances in 31 Championship appearances for Leeds so far this season.

The former Brentford man has a pass accuracy of 74% and a shot accuracy of 44%, and has won 17 headers, 25 dribbles and 24 tackles.

Leeds are 17th in the Championship table at the moment with 38 points from 32 matches.

The West Yorkshire outfit will return to action this evening when they take on Brighton & Hove Albion away from home at the American Express Community Stadium in the Championship.

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