Man United Defender Signs New Contract

Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has signed a new contract with the club, which will see the player stay until 2014.

The 29-year old had been linked with a move to Real Madrid, his agent had confirmed that the Spanish side was interested in signing the left-back.

The Frenchman joined Man United from Monaco on the 10th January 2006 for a fee of £5,500,000. Evra's debut came four days later in an away game against Manchester City, which Man United lost 3-1.

Since then Evra has gone on to make 226 appearances for Man United, scoring three goals, the most recent coming in United's 2-0 league win over Wigan this season.

Evra told “Ever since I arrived at United, it’s been a dream come true playing her"
“The fans, the players, the manager and the staff all work hard to make this club the best in the world.

“I’ve won a lot in the last five years, but I want to win more and I know that’s the mentality of everyone here.”

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