Home  |  Login  |  FAQ  |  Advertise  |  Services  |  Recommend  |  FeedBack  |  Contact Us  
Home
SPORTS

 Other Sections
News
ACN Ghana 2008
Finance
Business Directory
Online Forms
Real Estate
Classifieds
Auto
Jobs
Events
Downloads
World Cup 2010
Travel
About Ghana
Our Services
Sports
Sports Home International Sports
 More Sports News
Evans wants long United stay
News Date: 23rd January 2013    View Comments: (0)


Evans has three league goals already to his name this season

Jonny Evans is determined to stay at Manchester United for the rest of his career. The Northern Ireland international has been a regular at the heart of Sir Alex Ferguson's defence for the last 18 months and signed a new three-and-a-half year contract in December but the 25-year-old is hoping to extend his career at Old Trafford way beyond then.

Evans has had loan spells at Royal Antwerp and Sunderland before establishing himself in the United team but, after coming through their youth system, would like to remain a one-club man.

He told Inside United: "When I was younger, clubs were asking me to go on trial from a young age and I never went on trial to another club. I just knew that Manchester United was the place I wanted to play football.

"So to play here throughout my career would be something I would look to do and I'd love to do it."

Evans has missed United's last three games with a hamstring injury and in the Premier League matches against Liverpool and Tottenham, Ferguson has brought a fit-again Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand back together in the middle of the defence.

And Evans said he has learnt a lot from United's two senior central defenders.

He added: "When I first came into the first-team squad, the level that those two were playing at was unbelievable. The presence they have, the way they could defend, it was the very top. For younger players to try and emulate that was a big ask. It still is.

"But for me coming through the youth team looking at these two fantastic players, it was all about trying to get to that level - not necessarily as quick as possible but just to the best of my ability. I just tried to be as good as I can be really.

"That's been the challenge for me. It's not really been the challenge of getting into a normal first-team - it's the challenge of trying to reach a standard set by Rio and Vida, two of the best centre-backs in the world."



Source: ESPN Soccernet   View Comments: (0)   Add a comment


 Sports News
Add a comment

Title :
Comment :
Name:
Location:
Disclaimer:
BusinessGhana holds the right to edit or remove any offensive or inappropiate comments posted on this forum.
Terms and usage policy  
 Search Sports
 Advanced Search

ADVERTISEMENT
  Latest Sports Headlines
Okrah, Ainooson on Best Player shortlist
Algeria midfielder Yavine Brahimi signs for Porto
Kotoko declared 'Champions of Champions'
Morinigo plots new course with Nacional
Ronaldo ready for Real campaign
 More latest news
 Popular Sports Items
Brown Ideye: West Brom break club record to sign Nigerian striker
Hearts: Prince Buaben signs one-year deal at Tynecastle
Redknapp: England need own identity
Hearts to give evidence after pleading not guilty
Zamalek striker Da Silva given three-match ban by Caf

Copyright BusinessGhana. All Rights Reserved.

Legal