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It was earlier reported last week via the Mirror that Arsenal and Manchester City are vying for the service of former Manchester United center-back Jonny Evans.
Reports have tipped Manchester City as the next home for the Northern Ireland international as City’s high spending ability coupled with the chance of playing in next season’s Champions League are mouth-watering for both Evans and West Brom.
Right now, there seems to be more suitors for the 30-year-old player as his former club Manchester United and West Ham United are also ready to battle for his signature. José Mourinho has reportedly made an unofficial approach to know if there is any chance of buying the player ahead of all other interested clubs.
The Daily Mail also reported that former Manchester United coach David Moyes wants to bring his former player back to the Bet365 stadium. West Ham United who have enjoyed an improved performance under David Moyes are ready to buy any player recommended by the coach as they hope to finish in the top half of the League.
A return to Manchester United could be out of proportion for the experienced defender due to the way he was treated by Louis Van Gaal. According to Evans, he was treated in a very surprising way. He previously said he saw the signs that he would be sold by Van Gaal before his move to West Brom in 2015.
A move to Manchester United could limit his playing time as there are good players in Mourinho’s defensive positions. Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones are all highly-rated by the Portuguese manager which means Evans will only be on United’s bench except for injury cases.
He is currently valued at 30,00 Mill. €.