Steve Evans tells Bailey Peacock-Farrell to follow his heart and stay at Leeds United

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The goalkeeper is in contract talks with the club currently.

Leeds United are currently in the process of attempting to keep hold of young goalkeeper talent Bailey Peacock-Farrell.

The youngster has impressed current boss Steve Evans and the young shot-stopper is currently in talks with the club over remaining a Leeds player.

He is currently out of contract in the summer and was linked with a move to Everton or Aston Villa by the Daily Star in February.

The youngster has received his chance as back-up goalie ever since usual number two Ross Turnbull suffered a serious ankle injury.

Yesterday, Leeds United head coach Steve Evans spoke to the press about the young goalkeeper’s future – suggesting the teenager should follow his heart and stay at Leeds. Evans told BBC Radio Leeds:

“Well I hope so (Peacock-Farrell will stay at Leeds). I’ve always said to players I don’t get involved with what their deals are and what they’re not. I’ve always said to them to trust your heart.

“Maybe sometimes people make different decisions with their head. But you know the heart is valuable, it’s the thing that keeps us alive in our body.

“Trust your heart, and I think he wants to be at Leeds.”

It is understandable why Peacock-Farrell might be having his head turned by another team. The situation at Leeds currently is unpredictable – with Evans’ job not looking secure for the summer and life under Massimo Cellino continuously troublesome at Elland Road.

But Leeds are a team that do give chances to young players and Peacock-Farrell would surely not be better off if he exited the club in the summer.

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