Stuart Dallas has impressed Steve Evans during his time as Leeds United boss.
Leeds United manager Steve Evans has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that Stuart Dallas’ recent form has made him undroppable.
Evans admits that the winger was ineffective against Rotherham United in his side’s latest match, but he is set to keep his place in the line-up.
The 53-year-old boss has been impressed by Dallas’ performances since taking charge, and he is set to start against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.
“You never take players out your team on the basis of one performance where they don’t turn up and deliver,” Evans said.
“I looked at Stuart Dallas and he was quite ineffective [against Rotherham] but he’s been very effective in the Cardiff and Huddersfield games so you wouldn’t dream of removing him.”
Dallas was not the only Leeds player to fall short of his best against Rotherham, as the Whites’ performance was poor as a collective.
Evans’ side couldn’t find a way past the Millers’ defence in the contest, and Joe Newell’s header provided Neil Redfearn’s men with an important three points.
As a result of the defeat, Leeds have now been dragged back into a relegation fight – and they will need to get back on track quickly.
The Yorkshire outfit have improved slightly under Evans’ guidance so far, but unless they can add more consistency to their game, it could be a disappointing season at Elland Road.