Tag: Jonny Evans

EVANS MISS OUT ON NI FRIENDLIES

Leicester City defender Jonny Evans has been left out of the Northern Ireland (NI) squad for the international friendlies against Malta and Ukraine next week. Jonny Evans will miss the games as a result of injury.

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Jonny Evans will miss the upcoming NI games due to the foot injury that plagued him for the final set of games during the just concluded Premier League season. Evans won’t be available for the Northern Ireland clash with Malta in Klagenfurt, Austria on Sunday before taking on hosts Ukraine in Dnipro next week Thursday.

EVANS REVEALS PLAYERS SIR ALEX WOULD TALK ABOUT

Former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has revealed one particular side of the club’s former manager Sir Alex Ferguson that many people may not have known about before. The defender was signed for United by Sir Alex during the legendary manager’s historic reign at Old Trafford and he was part of the success story that the club’s former Scottish manager wrote at the club.

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Sir Alex is considered to be one of the greatest managers of all-time in the world of football for his achievements during his managerial career at Manchester United and there is enough reason to believe those claims, especially given the fact that he singlehandedly took the club to greater heights. He arrived at a time when Liverpool were the best side in the league and made a promise that he was there to get the Reds off their perch.

MAN UNITED EYEING EVANS RETURN

 

Manchester United have been surprisingly linked with former player Jonny Evans who’s on the payroll of fellow Premier League club Leicester City and was at the Theatre of Dreams for 11 years. According to the report from The Sun, the Red Devils want to re-sign the 32-year-old centre back after his Leicester City contract ends at the end of this season. It was reported that Manchester United are ready to pounce on a free transfer next summer with the Foxes reluctant to offer the experienced player a new deal.


Jonny Evans joined Manchester United as a teenager in 2004 and he went on to make his first team debut two years later. The Northern Ireland player didn’t break into the Manchester United squad until the 2008/09 campaign after he had spent some time at clubs like Royal Antwerp FC of Belgium and English team Sunderland on loan. Jonny Evans was with the Manchester United first team for eight seasons before he left the club for West Brom in 2015. He scored seven times in 198 appearances for the Red Devils in all competitions and his time at Old Trafford yielded three Premier League titles plus two League Cup titles.

NORTHERN IRELAND STAR RELISHES BELARUS WIN

At the beginning of the draw for the Euro 2022, Northern Ireland looked to be in an impossible group. Drawn with Germany and the Netherlands it was imperative for the nation to win its first two matches against fellow group contenders Belarus and Estonia.

Within past weekend Northern Ireland has been able to achieve this with hard-fought victories at Estonia and at home to Belarus putting the nation top of the table.  Jonny Evans one of the star players is delighted with his country’s start to the qualifiers.

JONNY EVANS INSPIRED BY ROY KEANE

Former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has revealed that he still thinks of Roy Keane and the influence he has had on his career ahead of the crunch clash between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in Dublin.

Both teams came up against each other at the Aviva Stadium just last week in a friendly battle with the 30 year old’s football hero sitting on the Ireland’s bench as manager Martin O’Neill’s assistant.

Evans believes in Ireland future

Ireland international defender Jonny Evans believes that the Ireland national team can have a great future. He said that there are plenty of young players that are coming through the ranks and that they should be the backbone of the team in the near future.

He said that the team has made some steady progress during the past months and he is sure that they will be able to build on this success. He said that there has been some disappointment ever since the team failed to qualify for the World Cup and that ever since that day they have been working on improving the team.

Tottenham May Move For Evans

There are media reports that Tottenham Hotspurs may make a move for Jonny Evans if ever West Bromwich Albion is relegated at the end of the season. They will be joining the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United who are also interested in the player.

The player who is currently 30 years old is believed to have a £3million relegation clause in his contract making it an attractive prospect if ever the club is relegated.