Jonny Evans signs a new contract at Leicester until 2023 as the defender welcomes the club’s “ambition” under Brendan Rodgers
- Defender Jonny Evans has extended his Leicester City contract until 2020
- The Northern Ireland international is a key figure in Brendan Rodgers’ squad
- The 32-year-old welcomed the club’s “ambition” as he dedicated his future to the foxes
Leicester City have confirmed that defender Jonny Evans has extended his contract with the club until 2023.
The Northern Ireland international, who has played more than 300 Premier League games in his career, has become a key figure in Brendan Rodgers’ squad as he pushes for Champions League qualification this season.
Evans was always ready to sign a new deal at King Power Stadium, and his last deal expired next summer.
Leicester City has confirmed that Jonny Evans has extended his contract at the club until 2023
The Northern Ireland international has become a key figure in Brendan Rodgers’ squad
The former Manchester United center-back has 89 appearances for the Foxes and welcomed the club’s “ambition” when he signed a new deal for them.
He told LCFC TV: “I’m very happy to have signed. I am very happy to have signed up to the club and I’m happy that the club signed up to me.
“I’ve loved it here since the first day I walked in. It’s a great atmosphere and it’s an ambitious club.
The former Man United center-back has made 89 appearances for the Foxes since joining in 2018
“The players are ambitious and the signings they have made over the years have brought in young, hungry players and it has been great for me to miss and be a part of them.”
Evans joined Leicester from West Brom in 2018 and the 32-year-old has scored three goals since arriving.