Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Personal Problems Led to Evra's Old Trafford Exit

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Personal Problems Led to Evra's Old Trafford Exit

Article excerpt

PATRICE Evra has revealed he ended his association with United this summer because of 'personal problems.' .

The 33-year-old moved to Juventus just weeks after signing a new deal at Old Trafford.

It came after the club spent Pounds 27m on Luke Shaw, another left-back.

Evra said: "I left Manchester because of personal problems and the only team I wanted was Juventus. It is a club with great history and goals.

"It is a club that has history and goals. Antonio Conte called me many times to convince me to join. Now I'm very happy at Juventus.

"Everyone, from doctors to the press officers, give you their best. After a month of hard work I'm happy to be here.

"The preparation has been very hard, maybe the hardest I've done.

"Everyone should remember that the Evra of United represents the past. I do my best in training and I always try to listen to the coach. …

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