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Leeds United boss Steve Evans becomes odds-on favourite to land Peterborough United job

Leeds United boss Steve Evans is now the favourite to land the Peterborough United job.

Leeds United manager Steve Evans has become the odds-on favourite to land the Peterborough United job with SkyBet.

Evans started as one of the front runners to become Posh’s next manager, but his odds quickly shortened yesterday.

Evans has moved ahead of both Grant McCann and Steve Cotterill in the running for the vacant post at the ABAX Stadium, with his future at Leeds continuing to fall into further doubt.

Evans has taken Leeds from the outskirts of a relegation battle into mid-table during his time with the Yorkshire club, but he still does not seem to have fully convinced demanding chairman Massimo Cellino.

The 53-year-old’s contract is due to expire at the end of the season, and he is still yet to be offered new terms.

Posh, meanwhile, are on the hunt for their replacement for Graham Westley, but no appointment is likely to be made before the end of the current campaign.

McCann is in temporary charge at the moment, and he won his first game at the helm 4-3 against Shrewsbury Town.

McCann is many Posh fans’ choice to get the job, and owner Darragh MacAnthony has already promised to interview the former Northern Ireland international, should he want to become the side’s permanent manager.

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