English Premiership

Evans frustrated by injuries

2014-11-27 11:04
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Cape Town - Jonny Evans labelled Manchester United's injury problems this season are merely a freak situation. 

Evans played in United's Reserves 5-0 win on Wednesday and is targeting a comeback as soon as possible to help out a struggling defence.

"It's nice to get 60-odd minutes under my belt," Evans told manutd.com.

"It's been a long time coming. I didn't expect to be out this long so I'm pleased to get some minutes. I thought the lads played well and it was an enjoyable game to be part of.

"I think the manager will have to assess that [a first-team recall] and also the fitness coaches. I've been training for a week or two now but it's taking me time to get my fitness up as I've been out for so long."

Evans has been out with a broken foot since the defeat at Leicester City in September.

 

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