The previous Manchester United defender was the topic of continuous curiosity from Pep Guardiola’s Manchester Metropolis in the summer season, and Metropolis have maintained their pursuit going into the January switch window regardless of the transfer breaking down in August.
It appears Evans’ continued spectacular performances on the again have earned him quite a lot of admirers, as West Ham and Everton will now attempt to lure the Northern Irishman away from the Hawthorns as they try to resolve their defensive woes.
Evans will now face a troublesome alternative going into the second half of the Premier League season, with the choice of changing into a squad participant at runaway leaders Manchester Metropolis – or remaining with first workforce soccer elsewhere.
The Irishman might also resolve to remain at West Brom – simply as he did in August when Guardiola got here calling – however new supervisor Alan Pardew has admitted he has doubts.
Talking to Sky Sports, Pardew stated: “Jonny Evans is our captain. Do I wish to lose him? In fact not. Do I worry dropping him? In fact I do.”
West Ham supervisor David Moyes would do effectively to amass the expertise and organisation that Evans would convey to the Hammers first workforce. To fend off competitors from extra engaging potential suitors will surely assist Moyes as he makes an attempt to maintain his facet up.
New Everton boss Sam Allardyce, alternatively, is searching for defensive reinforcements so as to add to an underperforming backline that already options fellow British gamers Ashley Williams and Michael Keane.
West Brom are keen to maintain their captain within the West Midlands, nonetheless, and can provide him an improved contract ought to he resolve to remain.