Leeds United boss Steve Evans tells reporters they'll be drinking champagne like Leicester this time next year, if he keeps job

Champagne

Evans believes he will bring success to the club.

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri held his first press conference since his Foxes side were crowned Premier League champions today.

Leicester were handed the title by nearest rivals Spurs after they could only draw 2-2 with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Today Ranieri celebrated along with the assembled press by indulging in some champagne and, according to Leeds United boss Steve Evans, that might be possible at Thorp Arch this time next season.

Speaking in his press conference today, as reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post, the Leeds boss insisted that the club might be celebrating with champagne in 12 months’ time – if he is kept on as manager at the club:

"I have been getting sacked for three months haven't I? I have to believe that it isn't true.

"If I am here this time next year then you guys will be sat here with champagne like at Leicester."

Evans’ position as head coach has been called into question in recent weeks with his contract expiring in the summer and Massimo Cellino believed to be considering his options.

But it would seem that Evans is supremely confident that he could guide Leeds up the Championship table of given the opportunity by the maverick Italian in the summer.

However, judging by the history of Cellino when it comes to retaining his managers, Evans might want to keep that champagne on ice.

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