Jonny Evans is living the dream at Manchester United, putting in great performances for his boyhood club when called upon and recently signing a new contract which will keep him at the club until he’s at least 26-years-old.
“The contract was a great bonus and I was delighted to sign,” said Evans. “By the end of the four years, I would like to be a regular and one of the first names on the team sheet. It is a big year for me next season because having just signed a new contract the expectations will go up even higher. I am 22 and, having signed that new long term deal, I will no longer be classed as the young lad just coming into the squad. I will have been in the squad for two years and people will be expecting a lot of me. There will also be more competition with Chris Smalling coming to the club. But that is all good. The extra pressure won’t worry me. I put pressure on myself as much as anyone else will. I want to improve and become better so you have to put more pressure on yourself to perform consistently and be a more important figure in the team.”
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