Doncaster Rovers: Cedric Evina joins Crawley Town on season-long loan deal

Out of favour left back Cedric Evina has joined League Two side Crawley Town on a season-long loan deal.
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Cedric Evina

The move effectively brings the 25-year-old’s Doncaster Rovers career to an end, with his contract at the Keepmoat Stadium due to expire next summer.

Evina was transfer-listed at the end of last season after a dip in form and boss Darren Ferguson would have preferred to have moved him on permanently.

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But with Evina surplus to requirements at Rovers, following the arrival of Danny Andrew from Grimsby Town, Ferguson has given new Crawley boss Harry Kewell the green light for a season-long loan.

The former Arsenal, Oldham Athletic and Charlton Athletic defender initially impressed Ferguson and became the first player to be awarded a new contract by the Scot when he penned a new two-and-a-half year deal in December 2015.

However, he has since struggled for consistency and failed to hold down a regular starting berth.

Evina told Crawley’s official website: “I give my all every game and I like to think I’m quite fast too – but I’m keen to let my actions on the pitch do the talking.”