Should Steve Evans remain in charge of Leeds United even if Steve Parkin takes over?
According to Sky Sports, millionaire businessman Parkin wants to buy 50 per cent of Leeds, which would make him the majority stakeholder at Elland Road.
Current owner Massimo Cellino is open to selling the West Yorkshire outfit he bought in April 2014.
“If you put that amount of money in, you will want a say in terms of the manager and whether Steve Parkin’s had a say on Evans getting the job, I very much doubt so,” former Leeds attacker Blake told talkSPORT. “If he’s going to spend a lot of money, I am pretty sure he will want to bring his own man in.”
Steve Evans is in charge of the Leeds first team at the moment, but he is on a rolling contract and his future at the Whites is far from certain.
While one would understand if Parkin brings in a new manager if he does take over Leeds, but perhaps he would be wise to speak to Evans first.
The former Rotherham United boss is doing a decent job at the Whites at the moment and has guided the team to back-to-back Championship wins.
Leeds are 15th in the Championship table at the moment with 19 points from 16 matches, six points above the relegation zone.