Three players Leeds could target after Steve Evans reportedly watches League One clash

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Steve Evans watched Walsall beat Fleetwood on Monday afternoon.

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United boss Steve Evans attended Walsall's home win over Fleetwood Town on Monday afternoon.

Evans saw his side's unbeaten run end at four matches on Saturday with a 2-1 home defeat to Charlton Athletic, and that only added to the confusion surrounding his position at the club.

The Scot, who has been in charge since Uwe Rosler's departure in October, has guided Leeds away from the relegation zone, but every time his side look like putting a strong run of results together, they suffer a poor defeat - giving chairman Massimo Cellino a big decision to make about Evans' future.

It's still unclear whether Evans will be in charge next season, but he may have been scouting some potential new signings for the summer as he watched Walsall beat Fleetwood Town 3-1 on Monday afternoon - here are three targets he could have been watching at the Banks's Stadium on Monday...

Paul Downing: The former West Brom defender left The Hawthorns in 2012, and has become one of the Football League's top centre backs during his time with Walsall. The 24-year-old isn't the biggest of centre backs, but he's a proven League One player and could make the step up to the Championship - and Leeds could move for a central defender with questions over Giuseppe Bellusci's suitability for the club given his errors of late. Downing even scored in Walsall's win over Fleetwood with a fine finish from a corner.

Romaine Sawyers: Another former West Brom youngster, playmaker Sawyers has now hit 19 goals over the last three seasons having also found the net against Fleetwood. A classy attacking midfielder with great skill and an eye for goal, the Saint Kitts and Nevis international could fill a major role for Leeds. The Whites have missed a real link player in attack, and whilst Lewis Cook has played in the No. 10 role at times, that's not his natural position - but adding Sawyers would solve many of their problems in that area of the pitch.

Tom Bradshaw: It's no secret that Leeds need another striker, and the pacey Bradshaw could work well with target man Chris Wood. The Welsh international took his tally for the season to 19 goals for the season with a superb strike against Fleetwood, and Evans should have been impressed. With the ability to play on the shoulder of the last man and poach goals inside the penalty area, Bradshaw would be a great addition to the Leeds squad.

Of course, much depends on Evans' situation, but if he stays, these are three players that could play big roles at Elland Road both now and in the future, whilst also not breaking the bank.

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