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West Brom captain Evans: Cab-gate sensationalised. Brunt blow-up the same...

West Brom captain Jonny Evans insists the taxi incident in Barcelona last week was overblown by the media.

Evans was one of four senior players who apologised for breaking curfew in Spain following an incident on Albion's warm weather training camp last month.

"Mistakes get made but there was no intent to cause any harm or embarrass ourselves or the club," he told BBC WM.

"There's been a lot written about us. But, with everything, a lot of things get sensationalised.

"Sometimes things can happen that are taken out of your control. A lot of facts are left out to make the story seem all the more sensational.

"But we've all been around for a long time. Things have happened to all of us in our career in a number of moments when we know that, in the position we're in, all eyes are on us.

"You just have to deal with that and be a man about it."

Evans also spoke of Chris Brunt confronting manager Alan Pardew after defeat to Huddersfield Town.

“The stuff that came out of the dressing room was another incident blown out of all proportion.

“I don't think there was any malice in what Chris was saying, more frustration at how the situation has been."

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