“In the summer, I heard he was in, he was to train with the Under-21s,” began the boss. “I said, ‘Fletch, come bring him in with the first team, maybe he can help us.'”
United technical director, Darren Fletcher, played with Evans both at United and at West Bromwich Albion.
“We decided to sign him because I think he can be really contributing in the squad,” added Ten Hag. “And today you have seen how massively important he can be.”