Ray Wilkins talks positively about Leeds United

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Leeds United have climbed up the Championship table since Steve Evans took charge.

Ray Wilkins has told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast Show, which was broadcast on TalkSPORT on 28th April, that he is desperate to see Leeds United back where they belong.

Leeds have not played Premier League football since 2004, and they have been starved of success in recent times.

The Whites have even gone as far as dropping down into League One, but they seem to be perennially stuck as a mid-table Championship club now.

Wilkins does not feel that this position befits a side of Leeds' stature, and he has expressed his desire for them to get back into the top flight.

“We have got to see a good Leeds,” Wilkins said. “They’re a wonderful side and they’re one of the massive club. We want to see them back where they really belong.”

Leeds look set to finish in the top half of the Championship table this season, which represents significant progress under Steve Evans.

When the 53-year-old took over Leeds were fighting a relegation battle, but they have progressively climbed up the table.

And Wilkins’ statement about wanting to see Leeds compete next season, was backed up by his co-presenter on TalkSPORT, Alan Brazil.

The former Scotland international stated that he feels that Leeds could be a force to be reckoned with next term.

“If they get near 61 points, they could be in seventh or eighth,” Brazil said. “Leeds could be a force next year, if they sort it out.”

Current boss Evans has already promised that he will have Leeds challenging for promotion, if he is kept in charge next term.

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