Evans appears to rule out a move home

Rotherham United manager Steve Evans.

Rotherham United manager Steve Evans.

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City man Steve Evans appears to have ruled out a move to Posh in the summer.

The arrival of Evans to manage Posh at the end of the current campaign has been a persistent recent rumour, but in two radio interviews since he guided Rotherham United to survival in the Championship on Tuesday, he has expressed a wish to stay in South Yorkshire.

Evans said: “It’s common knowledge that I would love to manage Peterborough United one day. I have had a home in the area for 20 years and my in-laws and family support the club.

“I have great respect for chairman Darragh MacAnthony and I get on great with Barry Fry, but they are probably the right club at the wrong time right now.

“I work for a fantastic chairman at Rotherham and our journey is not over yet.

“I have no real desire to be anywhere else than Rotherham next season.”