Leeds United boss Steve Evans responds when asked about rumours linking him with Peterborough United job

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Leeds United manager Steve Evans is currently the bookies' favourite to land the job at Peterborough United.

According to a report in the Peterborough Evening Telegraph, Leeds United boss Steve Evans was evasive when quizzed on rumours linking him with the Peterborough United job.

Evans has become the bookies’ favourite to take over at the ABAX Stadium next season, after Graham Westley was sacked earlier in the week.

Evans owns a house in the Peterborough area, and he also has strong connections with Posh chairman Darragh MacAnthony.

The 53-year-old is currently in charge at Leeds, but his contract is due to expire at the end of the season, and he is yet to be offered a new deal.

When Evans was contacted by the Peterborough Telegraph, who asked him about his about his interest in the Posh job, he simply said: “I am concentrating on winning games for Leeds United.”

Evans has already stated his desire to become manager of Leeds next season - and he has promised to guide them to a play off spot.

The former Rotherham United boss was not a popular choice when he arrived at Elland Road, but he has won many supporters of the Yorkshire club over.

Steve Cotterill, Grant McCann and James Beattie are other contenders who have already been linked with the manager’s job at Peterborough.

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