Patrice Evra to stay with Juventus for another season
Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has signed a contract extension with Juventus that will see him remain at the club for at least one year.
The French international joined Juventus in 2014 when he left Manchester United. His contract was due to expire in the summer.
Patrice Evra has settled well in Italy, and he has established himself as a first-choice defender for Juventus. Since his arrival he has managed to win 2 league titles, 2 Italian Cups and well as one Super Cup. The new contract also has the option of an additional year.
Patrice Evra has experienced some success during his career. During his time at Manchester United, he managed to win 5 Premier League titles, 3 league cups as well as the Champions League.
The new deal was reported by the Juventus website and Evra was praised for his contribution to the club. The Juventus website said that Patrice Evra motivated the players, and that had helped them win the title when they thought it was an impossible task.
Indeed, Patrice Evra has always been a player that can inspire and motivate others. During his time at Manchester United, he was always a leading from the back and has always provided motivation at times where the results were not going their way. The Italian side will be hoping that Patrice Evra will be able to provide more of the same next season as they seek to retain their title in what could be the most competitive Serie A for a long time.
The defender will be participating in the Euros with France and will want to have a successful tournament. At 35 years old this will be most likely his last international tournament and will be hoping that he can end up his international career with a trophy.