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Steve Evans shares the message every Leeds United player gave him during team meeting

Steve Evans is currently under pressure as Leeds United manager.

Manager Steve Evans has told Radio Yorkshire that no Leeds United player will give up their opportunity at Elland Road.

The Whites held a team-meeting on Thursday to discuss their recent struggles, which have seen them win just two of their last 12 matches.

With frustrations rising around Elland Road, Evans got his players together last week - and they responded by putting in a much improved performance against Bolton Wanderers on Saturday.

Leeds beat the Trotters 2-1 to relieve some of the pressure on them, and Evans insists that his players will fight to earn their places at the Yorkshire club.

“I’m not going to give the opportunity up to be here and neither is any of the players in that dressing room,” Evans said.

“That’s the message I got from each and every one of them in a team meeting on Thursday.

“It’s wonderful when you see that from players, because not every club has that. They know that unless you’re going for lots of money, you’re not going anywhere better.”

Before Leeds beat Bolton there were fears that they could be sucked into a relegation fight, but their latest victory should allay those concerns.

Evans now says that he is targeting a top 10 finish, and he is hoping that his side can finish the campaign strongly.

Leeds are currently in 16th place in the Championship table, with their next match coming against Cardiff City tomorrow evening.

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