Steve Evans shares post-match message to Leeds players, has identified transfer targets

Steve Evans has already identified his summer transfer targets.

Leeds United boss Steve Evans has told Radio Yorkshire that he has identified his summer transfer targets - and told his players that they do have a future at Elland Road.

Evans watched his side lose for the third time in four games this afternoon, as Scott Arfield's first minute goal handed Burnley a 1-0 win over the Whites at Turf Moor.

It's now just one point from four games for Leeds, whose season is in danger of petering out ahead of Tuesday's trip to face Birmingham City at St. Andrews.

It was always going to be an uphill task against league leaders Burnley, who entered the game on a 17-game unbeaten run, and Leeds' task wasn't made much easier by conceding a goal inside the first 60 seconds.

From then on, Leeds attempted to get an equaliser, but two missed chances from Chris Wood meant Leeds left empty-handed, and manager Evans has now spoken about his message to his players after the game.

Evans told Radio Yorkshire that he said to the players that, if they play like they did after conceding the goal, they will have futures at Elland Road, even hinting that they could mount a title challenge as Burnley are.

Evans also revealed that he has already identified his summer transfer targets, and wants to add four or five quality players to his squad.

"I said to the players at the end, if you play as you played in the 89-and-a-half minutes today, then you've got a big opportunity to stay at Leeds and maybe be part of something special like Burnley are doing," said Evans.

"We need to add four or five quality players as a maximum, but we know where they are, we've identified them and we'll allow that to happen in the summer," he added.

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