Jonny Evans Extends Leicester City Contract
- Experienced defender signs contract extension to 2023
- The 32-year-old has made 89 appearances in a Foxes shirt
- He joined the Club from West Bromwich Albion in June 2018
The Northern Ireland international – who has played over 300 times in the Premier League – joined LCFC from West Bromwich Albion in June 2018 having previously played for Manchester United.
A three-time Premier League winner, the 32-year-old has been a mainstay in City’s defence since his arrival at King Power Stadium and has featured on 89 occasions in all competitions to-date, scoring three goals.
Speaking to LCFC TV, Evans said: “I’m absolutely delighted to have signed. I’m delighted to commit myself to the Club, and delighted the Club have committed themselves to me.
“I’ve loved it here since the first day I came in. It’s a great atmosphere around the place and it’s a Club with a lot of ambition. The players are ambitious and the signings that they’ve made over the years, they’ve signed young, hungry players and it’s been great for me to come in alongside that and be a part of it.”
The Northern Ireland defender speaks to LCFC TV after penning a new deal at the Football Club.
Born in Belfast, Evans started his career at Manchester United as an Academy graduate and made his league debut for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side against Chelsea in September 2008.
He went on to play 196 times for the Red Devils, winning three Premier League titles, two League Cups, one FIFA Club World Cup and four Community Shields.
The experienced defender has won over 80 caps for Northern Ireland, with his international bow coming in a famous 3-2 win over Spain in 2006, while he also featured for his country during their Euro 2016 campaign in France.
This season, Evans has played 15 games for LCFC, helping them to third in the Premier League table and qualification to the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League.
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