Steve Evans discloses latest conversations with Leeds owner Massimo Cellino

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Leeds United boss Steve Evans said he is disappointed not to get the win over QPR, which he had told owner Massimo Cellino he was determined his side secure.

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans has explained the nature of his latest discussions with club owner Massimo Cellino.

Cellino has been out of the country and missed attending last night's 1-1 draw at home to QPR, in which the Whites were denied the win after conceding a late penalty.

Evans insisted, speaking to BBC Radio Leeds, that Cellino is due to return to England shortly, but admits to feeling a real disappointment that he had not been able to deliver the victory he had promised the owner. 

He said: "The president will be back sometime this week. We had a good conversation yesterday evening, and again today.

"He wanted us to show the reaction we showed against Bolton (after the Brighton defeat), and get a win tonight.

"I feel really down now, I said we'd get that win."

While it was another individual error from Giuseppe Bellusci which cost Leeds, the frustrating results are piling up, with the club now without a win in three games.

While they won the three matches before that, beforehand came a 4-0 loss at Brighton, and the hat-trick of victories appear the exception with regard to a difficult run of results in 2016 for Evans.

Cellino is yet to publicly back Evans as head coach for next season, and if the Scotsman is unable to continually deliver the victories that the owner craves, then his job could be in jeopardy.

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