Former Sheffield United striker is reportedly close to signing for the League One side.
Convicted rapist Ched Evans could sign for Oldham Athletic in the next two days with reports claiming an announcement could be made on Thursday.
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The former Sheffield United striker and his decision to try and find another club following his release from prison has sparked some serious debate in both football and the wider world over whether Evans should be allowed to return to such a privileged and lucrative career following his conviction.
We take a look at the debates and reactions happening on Twitter about Evan’s controversial case:
— Steve Scott (@stevescott_itv) January 7, 2015
— Patrick Barclay (@paddybarclay) January 7, 2015
Football’s new low pt. 4,347: Rapist’s family pay football club to employ him.
— Tom Adams (@tomEurosport) January 6, 2015
Sick of hearing about all this stuff with Ched Evans. I know everybody’s entitled to an opinion but he’s served his time so move on!
— Josh Lowe (@jlowe2412) January 7, 2015
Sick of hearing about Ched Evans,if you or I had done what he has we wouldn’t be given a second chance at anything.#OnceARapistAlwaysARapist
— Garry (@Garry_MUFC68) January 7, 2015
Mike Tyson done 6 years in prison for Rape and was allowed to fight afterwards? What’s the difference with Ched Evans? Idiots
— Tom Warwick (@TWarwick91) January 7, 2015
Won’t somebody PLEASE think of the rapists? http://t.co/YbhDrnu457
— Jonathan Liew (@jonathanliew) January 6, 2015
Baffled Oldham surprised by backlash over proposed signing of convicted rapist Ched Evans. Really want to make him a hero?
— Kevin Maguire (@Kevin_Maguire) January 5, 2015
Seriously tho, Ched, do have absolutely no pride whatsoever? You’re really happy to have your girlfriend’s daddy pay for you to join a club?
— Caroline CriadoPerez (@CCriadoPerez) January 7, 2015