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Steve Evans' response when asked about speculation linking him with another job

The Leeds boss will be under pressure at Elland Road... but could he have a way out without the indignity of being made unemployed?

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans has chosen not to discuss speculation linking him with another Championship club after a 2-1 defeat to Rotherham United on Saturday afternoon, according to Sky Sports.

Neil Warnock guided the Millers to victory over his former club, as Evans was beaten by a former team of his own.

But Evans insists he is fully focused on Leeds despite things not going his way at Elland Road of late.

When asked about speculation linking the Scot with an unnamed Championship club, Evans told Sky: "That's not for today, I have just lost in a derby at a club that is very close to my heart and it's hard to take.

"I have not had any phone calls, the people that look after me, what they have had is not for me to be talking about because I want to be Leeds United head coach. All I have to think about now is QPR on Tuesday.

"This result doesn't hurt my future, it's hurts me today and tomorrow and until next time we play."

Considering owner Massimo Cellino's track record, it would be quite a surprise to see Evans still in charge at Leeds next season given the way the current campaign has unraveled.

For all of Evans' big talk about United going up next season if he is backed in the transfer market, there has been nothing evident in his performance as a manager that suggests the Yorkshire side will be anything more than mid-table next term.

But can Leeds get anywhere whoever is in charge when Cellino is running the club, anyway?

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