Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino has stated that Head Coach Steve Evans will be leaving the club at the end of his contract this summer, according to the Mirror’s David Anderson.

Cellino said that despite Evans leaving, he is in no rush to confirm the departure as his contract expires on June 30th.

Anderson quotes Cellino as saying that “We have a contract until the 30th of June to confirm Evans, so I don’t need to rush.”

The 53-year-old took the job at Elland Road in the middle of October following Uwe Rosler’s departure from the club.

In 37 matches as Leeds United boss, Evans has won 14, drawn 11 and lost 12. He’s currently held the job for 201 days.

Evans is Cellino’s sixth manager at the club since taking over in 2014. Previously, Brian McDermott, David Hockaday, Darko Milanic, Neil Redfearn and Uwe Rosler have all been sacked by the Italian.

The news comes just hours after Evans was spotted watching Peterborough United’s 5-1 victory against Blackpool in their League One clash, the Posh job is one that Evans has been linked with in recent weeks following speculation about his Leeds future.

Evans’ final game as Leeds United boss should be the 1-1 away draw against Preston this weekend, where Chris Wood’s penalty was cancelled out by Hugill’s late strike.


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