If it's not raining, it's pouring for Michael O'Neill. The Northern Ireland boss is very familiar with his players' fight to secure a first team place at their clubs.
There's a new regime at Old Trafford – Sir Alex Ferguson has stepped down and we are into the David Moyes reign.
And he's got a real fight on his hands – Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic have re-established their rock solid partnership at the back while Moyes can also turn to Phil Jones and Chris Smalling as options in the heart of his defence.
Evans is perhaps facing the biggest challenge of his career.
Despite making over 150 appearances for the Red Devils, he will know that past glories will not shape your future.
He's a class act but does David Moyes know it?