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Leicester City: Fans share admiration for Jonny Evans in response to recent match footage

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Some fans have been reacting positively to a tweet that was recently posted by the Foxes’ official Twitter account, which shares footage of Jonny Evans in action in this past Monday’s Premier League clash with Aston Villa. 

Evans delivered a positive performance for the in Monday’s dominant 4-0 win. The Northern Ireland international made two tackles and one key pass in the game, according to WhoScored.com. In addition to that, Evans won four aerials versus Aston Villa, winning 100% of the aerial battles he contested. 

After Monday’s victory, manager Brendan Rodgers was full of praise for Evans, referring to the 32-year-old centre-back as an “absolutely colossal player” for the Foxes. 

Rodgers’ positive post-match comments regarding Evans were shared by Leicester City’s official Twitter account, along with footage of the 32-year-old in action versus Aston Villa, in a recent tweet. Some Foxes have also been gushing over the Northern Irish centre-back in response to this post. Read the positive replies from some fans to their club’s recent post about Evans in the tweets below.

Has Jonny Evans been 's best defender this season?

NO, OTHER DEFENDERS HAVE BEEN EVEN BETTER

NO, OTHER DEFENDERS HAVE BEEN EVEN BETTER

YES, EVANS HAS BEEN LEICESTER'S BEST DEFENDER

YES, EVANS HAS BEEN LEICESTER'S BEST DEFENDER

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It may be fair to say that Evans has been an important member of ’s squad this season. The 32-year-old has played a total of 3,149 minutes for the in all competitions so far during the 2019/20 campaign. According to Transfermarkt.co.uk, no player has played a higher number of minutes than Evans in all competitions this season. 

In addition to featuring regularly for the Foxes this season, Evans has earned an average overall rating of 6.95 in his 29 Premier League appearances this season, according to WhoScored.com. Only six players have earned a higher average overall rating than Evans in the Premier League this season.

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