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Higginbotham backing Evans to seize Man Utd chance

Former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham feels Jonny Evans has a great chance this season of establishing himself.

Having played with Evans at Sunderland, Higginbotham is fully aware of the Northern Ireland international's talents.

"He was great at Sunderland," the Chester stopper told manutd.com. "He did really well. The thing with Jonny was he never looked flustered.

"He was a ball-playing centre-back, a very good defender as well, but very comfortable with the ball at his feet. From my time with him at Sunderland, what he is doing now for Manchester United is something I definitely would have predicted was going to happen. He's had some great games and I'm sure, in the long term, he will get a longer run as well.

"I got to know him quite well. He's a really nice lad and great character as well as a great player. He deserves everything he is getting at the moment."

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