Some Leicester City 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 Foxes 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.
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 supporters have also been gushing over the Northern Irish centre-back in response to this post. Read the positive replies from some Leicester City fans to their club’s recent post about Evans in the tweets below.
Has Jonny Evans been Leicester City's best defender this season?
NO, OTHER DEFENDERS HAVE BEEN EVEN BETTER
YES, EVANS HAS BEEN LEICESTER'S BEST DEFENDER
"Jonny Evans again, absolutely colossal player for us at the back." ? – Brendan Rodgers pic.twitter.com/Ylo03XhNry
— Leicester City (@LCFC) March 11, 2020
?Respect the legend pic.twitter.com/KOVOZupfSL
— Ellis Wood (@ellislcfc_) March 11, 2020
Probably the best value for money signing ever
— Ben Deacon (@Ben_Deacon1980) March 11, 2020
What a great signing Evans was !
— peter taylor (@peterta53051147) March 11, 2020
Best £3 million ever
— Clive Spencer (@CliveSpencer11) March 11, 2020
The Villa players gave up after the first tackle expecting a free kick, magnificent from Evans, he has been doing sterling work since we got him in a City shirt…
— Dermot O Callaghan (@Omodon) March 11, 2020
— Dean David sanders (@DeanDavidsande1) March 11, 2020
What do we think?
It may be fair to say that Evans has been an important member of Leicester City’s squad this season. The 32-year-old has played a total of 3,149 minutes for the Foxes in all competitions so far during the 2019/20 campaign. According to Transfermarkt.co.uk, no Leicester City 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 Leicester City players have earned a higher average overall rating than Evans in the Premier League this season.