Leicester City’s veteran centre-back Jonny Evans believes that he still has a lot of years to play at the highest level.

The 32-year-old just has over 12 months left on his current deal with the Foxes which is set to expire in the summer of 2021.

While talking to BBC, Evans expressed optimism of playing at the highest level for ‘a lot of years’.

“As a player, the time off gave you a chance to reflect and see where you are in your career,” he said.

“I’m 32 now but I feel I still have a lot of years ahead of me to continue playing. You cherish every cap you get coming towards the back end of your career.

“I left Manchester United when I was 27 and I still felt like I had a lot to improve on, still a lot of my career ahead of me.

“I didn’t let that decision to leave United stop me from pushing on and I was heavily motivated to do that.”

Evans has been with Leicester since the summer of 2018 when he moved from Championship club West Brom for a reported transfer fee of just £3.60 million.

Since then, the former Manchester United centre-back has represented his current club in 64 matches in all competitions where he has managed to score three goals and provided two assists.

In the ongoing campaign, Evans has been one of the permanent members of the Leicester’s defensive line where he has represented the club in 36 matches in all competitions and has the most number of clearances (4.8 per match) amongst all the players.  

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