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Steve Evans responds when asked if Massimo Cellino agreed with him that Leeds United need new signings

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Leeds United boss Steve Evans' contract expires at the end of the season.

Leeds United manager Steve Evans has told Radio Yorkshire that Massimo Cellino agrees with his analysis that new players need to be brought to Elland Road in the summer.

Evans has already stated that he wants to bring in up to six players during the summer transfer window, if he remains in charge of the Yorkshire club.

The 53-year-old spoke to owner Cellino about his future plans for Leeds earlier in the week, and he insists that the outspoken Italian is prepared to invest.

“I don’t think Mr.Cellino’s under any misguidance,” Evans said when asked whether Cellino agreed that Leeds needed some new players.

“He knows we need to be stronger, and we need to build a stronger team.

“In fairness to him some players who looked good last summer have not produced over a season. He’s going to listen to a different head coach and a different representation to decide the quality of players we are going to sign.”

Evans has insisted that he will ensure that Leeds are competing for the play offs next season, providing he is backed by the chairman.

However, his position as Leeds boss is in serious doubt - with his contract due to expire at the end of the season.

Evans has not been offered a new deal yet, and the Daily Mail have suggested that he will be allowed to leave at the end of the term.

Evans has taken Leeds out of a relegation battle, and helped them climb into 12th place in the Championship table, but he does not seem to have convinced Cellino that he is the right man to take the Yorkshire side forward.

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