Jonny Evans is the latest to praise our young team, claiming that, even at just 23-years-old, there is pressure from the younger members of the squad on players like him.
“It is weird,” he said. “It is hard to believe Phil Jones is only 19. Chris Smalling is 21. David de Gea is 20. We have the Da Silva brothers. The average age against Tottenham was 23. I was just over on months. It has given the young players an incentive to step up to the mark. You cannot be a kid anymore and sit back and let things happen. You have to stamp your authority on the team.”