By Danny Wright

15th Feb, 2017 | 2:15pm

Wolves fans slate 22-year-old on Twitter after stinker v Wigan

By Danny Wright

Disgruntled Wolves fans took to Twitter to vent their frustration at Lee Evans’ display against Wigan on Tuesday night.

Supporters had barely let the ink dry on Evans’ new three-and-a-half-year contract which he signed just a day earlier before lambasting the 22-year-old on social media.

Paul Lambert’s team lost 1-0 to the Latics, who are currently in the relegation zone, and the fans were quick to point the finger at the 22-year-old Welshman.

Evans was taken off the pitch in the 63rd minute, so wasn’t on it when the Black Country club found themselves 1-0 down with two minutes left thanks to Jake Buxton’s goal.

Wolves find themselves in a relegation struggle and are hovering just six points above Wigan with 34 points in 18th place.

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Fans had hoped that the club’s fortunes would turn around when they splashed over £30million in transfer fees this season.

However it appears to be another year of struggle as they aim to avoid relegation to League One, as they were in 2012/13 when they suffered back-to-back demotions.

Evans moved to Molineux from Newport County in 2013 and the 22-year-old has only featured in 11 games for the club this season after spending a good chunk of it out of injury.

Despite the lack of game-time this campaign, the Wolves faithful were not at all sympathetic towards their midfielder and stated that players like Romain Saiss should be recalled from loan to replace the out-of-sorts player.

Here is a selection of tweets from fans about Evans’ performance:

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