Jonny Evans is a Northern Irish footballer who plays for Manchester United and the Northern Ireland national team. Having begun his career in 2006 Evans has stayed at Manchester United his whole career where he had three loan spells at Royal Antwerp in 2006, Sunderland in 2006 and 2008.
Born on the 3rd of January 1988 Evans began his career at Manchester United trialling at the club at the age of nine. Evans progressed through the club's academy and he spent the first half of the 2006-07 season at Belgian club Royal Antwerp on loan along with Darron Gibson, Danny Simpson and Fraizer Campbell.
In December 2006 Evans joined Sunderland on loan until the end of the 2006-07 season. He joined fellow loanee Danny Simpson at the club and they helped Sunderland to win the Championship gaining promotion to the Premier League. In 2008 he rejoined Sunderland on loan and he returned to Manchester United in September 2007. he made his long awaited debut for the club against Coventry City in the League Cup which ended in a 2-0 defeat. He made his first UEFA Champions League start on the 12th of December 2007.
Since 2008 Evans has been a regular player in the United squad and can be seen as a solid back-up for the likes of Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand. His first Premier League goal for the club came in the 2011-12 season. He has helped the club to win several Premier League, League Cup and Community Shield titles. His best season at the club was in the 2012-13 season where he scored four goals which was a career best for the Northern Irish international. Evans has been a regular starter in the Northern Ireland football team since 2006.