Manchester United’s defensive problems deepen as Jonny Evans is replaced after 30 minutes at the King Power Stadium on Sunday while Tyler Blackett was shown red.
Jonny Evans was part of United's clean sheet victory and drove his point total in Week 4 up with three blocked shots against Harry Redknapp's Queens Park Rangers.
Jonny Evans returned to active duty against MK Dons this week and will likely eye a return to league action this weekend against Burnley
Manchester United defenders Jonny Evans and Luke Shaw have been ruled out of the opening match of the season due to injuries.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal confirmed during yesterday’s post-match press conference that Jonny Evans, Antonio Valencia and Luke Shaw missed the friendly victory over Valencia because of injury.
With both Manchester clubs interested, Eliaquim Mangala has reportedly told his agent that he prefers the red side of Manchester to the blue.
Ryan Giggs stated today that Jonny Evans will probably miss the remainder of the season through injury.
David Moyes' anticipated return to Goodison Park, where he managed Everton the previous seasons, did not go as hoped as Manchester United once again looked outclassed in a 2-0 loss to the Toffees.
Jonny Evans, Marouane Fellaini, and Rafael Da Silva have all stayed in Manchester while the team travels to Munich for their return leg Champions League match against Bayern on Wednesday.
David Moyes will get a defensive boost with the presence of Jonny Evans, Chris Smalling and Rio Ferdinand in his Manchester Derby squad.
Jonny Evans is inching closer to a return from his injury layoff and he may recover quickly enough to participate in this week's Manchester Derby.
Jonny Evans, out since February with a calf injury, may have a chance to feature against Liverpool on Sunday along with other injury question marks Rafael and Javier Hernandez according to David Moyes.
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has suffered a setback in his recovery and will be out a further month as Manchester United attempt to climb back in the race for fourth.
Jonny Evans is getting close to a return for Week 29 but may not be fit enough to start as Manchester United face West Brom next weekend.