Gareth McAuley trusts Northern Ireland partner Jonny Evans will remain at West Brom after the failure of losing the club’s skipper Darren Fletcher.
Fletcher has marked for Stoke City and Evans was the subject of a £10m offered from Leicester City a week ago.
That offer was apparently rejected and focus back accomplice McAuley expects the 29-year-old to keep on being a lynchpin at The Hawthorns.
Statement by Gareth McAuley
Talking at the dispatch of a School of Football activity in Larkhall, McAuley stated “Jonny’s connected however I don’t think they will offer. They will be hoping to manufacture a group around him”.
“Fletch was a major, huge player for us on and off the pitch. He our commander and a little disillusioned he has proceeded onward. Yet individuals travel every which way in football constantly. I am certain the club will endeavor to attempt and locate a reasonable substitution”.
McAuley kept on inspiring in the Premier League last season at 37 years old. Yet he could miss some portion of pre-season with a thigh damage he irritated while playing for his nation.
He included that I’ve had a slight niggle with my thigh and a repeat with it. When I attempted to play against Turkey and Azerbaijan.
“It’s settling down alright and I have a little while to do some quality stuff and prepare for pre-season. Ideally it settled down and back to ordinary, fit and solid once more”.