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Leicester defender Evans signs new contract until 2023

Thu 31 December 2020 | 21:05

Leicester City defender Jonny Evans has signed a new deal to extend his stay at the Premier League club until the end of the 2022-23 season.

The 32-year-old former Manchester United center-back joined Foxes in 2018 and has signed a two-and-a-half-year extension to his contract.


has played 74 Premier League games for


and been on the winning side 34 times with 15 draws and 25 losses.

"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,"

Evans told Leicester's website


"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."

Leicester are now sitting third in the Premier League table, trailing league leaders Liverpool by four points.

source: SportMob