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Jonny Evans rejoins Manchester United

Jonny Evans rejoins Manchester United

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Jonny Evans returns to United

Man Utd have decided to re-sign Jonny Evans, with the central defender signing a 12 month contract at Old Trafford with the option of a further year. The player, who won three Premier League titles with the Reds, had been without a club and had been linked with a transfer to several teams, but opted to return to his former club.

Jonny Evans said to the club's official website: “I am delighted to join Manchester United, a place which has always felt like home. This club and the fans have shaped me as a player and as a person since I was 15 years-old, and I am delighted to be back where it all began as part of this talented squad.

“I’ve really enjoyed working under the manager and his coaching staff since the start of pre-season, and I’m looking forward to helping this group achieve success together at this fantastic football club.”

Jonny Evans arrives on a free transfer, and will provide backup for manager Erik Ten Hag, particularly if Harry Maguire leaves on transfer deadline day as has been suggested in the last hour or so.