Patrice Evra’s still hurt about his exit from Manchester United
Patrice Evra’s senior playing career has seen him joining a total of 6 different clubs which includes : Marsala, Monza, Nice, As.Monaco, Manchester United and his current club Juventus.
It was with Manchester United where he managed to make a name for himself after helping the English club in lifting 5 Premier League titles and 1 Champions League as well as a few other major pieces of silverware.
During his time performing in England, Patrice Evra was consistenly named as one of the top performers as he was included in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year on numerous ocassions. Despite having experienced such an impressive campaign in Old Trafford, there was something which ocurred that has affected the player and it’s in relation to his exit from the Premier League club.
On May 23 of 2014, Patrice Evra was offered a one year contract extension and the French defender accepted the extension but he was released from the club sooner than initially expected.
The French defender hasnt revealed all the details concerning his exit from the club but Evra did say that it was something which he did not want to do and still continues to affect him.
Former Manchester United player, Patrice Evra told the media: “It’s still hard to talk about my exit. But one day, when my career is over, I’ll be able to speak more openly about it. I came to Turin above all for my family because at Manchester they had inserted a clause in our agreement which changed the situation considerably. It really annoyed me. But I don’t regret this move, which in the end has proven to be more than positive.”
Patrice Evra wasn’t the only high profile player that left Manchester United in 2014 as other veteran players also made their way out of the Premier League club including : Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Nemanja Vidic, Danny Welbeck and Shinji Kagawa also saw their way out of Manchester United.