Everton manager David Moyes has hailed his defensive duo of Joleon Lescott and Phil Jagielka; whereas Lescott has comfortably grown in the Everton set-up, Jagielka has found it tougher to establish himself this season – but of late his performances have become more solid at the back.
And with injuries mounting for the Toffees as well as the African Cup of Nations looming on the horizon, which will rob Everton of defensive stalwart Joey Yobo; Jagielka’s upsurge in form couldn’t have come at a better time.
The Daily Mail reports on Everton manager David Moyes, who said after his side’s 2-0 win over Bolton:
“Lescott was terrific and Jagielka outstanding. We did well defensively.
“Jagielka is playing with more confidence. With Alan Stubbs and Leighton Baines on their way back from injuries, I will soon have more options and that is always useful.”
What price on Jagielka and Lescott playing for England in tandem in the future?
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