"It might not be a bad thing to get straight into the tough games," Evans told Inside United. "We've been waiting all summer to get stuck back into it, so why not bring on the hard games straight away?
"In any competition you always want a good start and the Premier League is no different. A winning start will obviously help you later on, but it's more important how you finish the season."
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