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Clinton Morrison gives his verdict on whether Leeds United should keep Steve Evans

Leeds United boss Steve Evans looks set to leave Elland Road in the near future.

Clinton Morrison has told Channel Five’s Football League Tonight programme, which was broadcast on 9th May, that he doesn’t believe Steve Evans is the right fit for Leeds United.

Evans looks set to leave Elland Road in the coming weeks, with his contract coming to an end.

The 53-year-old has not been presented with a new deal, and it seems likely that he will have to look elsewhere for employment.

Morrison does not believe that Evans has been right for Leeds, but he does admit that the job at the Yorkshire club is a tough one due to Massimo Cellino.

“I don’t see Steve Evans there,” Morrison said. “I don’t think he’s the right fit. Obviously, it’s very hard because the chairman there is difficult to work under. He needs to get a proper, experienced manager.”

Evans has won over many Leeds supporters during his time at the club, and he was given a great ovation at Deepdale, following the Whites’ draw with Preston North End.

Evans was left in tears, as a host of Leeds fans chanted his name when he went over to applaud them.

The former Rotherham United boss was not a universally popular choice when he first arrived at Elland Road, but he has performed well.

Evans has taken Leeds away from a relegation fight and into mid-table, but it seems that Cellino will look elsewhere as he searches for a new head coach.

At the moment Oldham Athletic boss John Sheridan is the favourite to take over at Leeds.

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