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Arsenal back in Jonny Evans chase

Posted on December 04, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Former Manchester United defender Jonny Evans is likely to be one of the hottest transfer targets this winter in the Premier League.

The 29-year-old Northern Ireland international has enjoyed two successful seasons with West Bromwich Albion is once again being heavily linked with a move away from Hawthorns following a summer of rebuffed approaches from Premier League rivals.

Arsenal and Manchester City are both said to be keen on landing the experienced defender with Liverpool also mooted as potential suitors this winter.

The Citizens and Gunners had several approaches for Evans rejected this summer with Arsenal said to have lodged a £25 million bid in effort to land him this last transfer window.

Arsenal are once again having their eyes on the current situation revolving Jonny Evans, who is expected to sit down with new WBA boss Alan Pardew to discuss his availability in the forthcoming transfer market.

Pardew is believed to be eager to persuade Evans not only to remain at WBA through January but also to sign a new long-term deal with the Hawthorns-based club.

The Express reports that Arsenal and City will have doors slammed in front of their faces until talks between Pardew and Evans are taking place.

With WBA currently locked in relegation struggle, Jonny Evans could decide to move elsewhere and fight a more challenging battle for Champions League places and even Premier League title.

Arsenal are currently available at 6/1 betting odds to land the highly sought-after defender during winter.

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