Junventus Adds Patrice Evra From Manchester United


Soccer Transfers and NewsLong time Manchester United left back Patrice Evra will be joining Juventus of  Serie A. Evra, 33, joins Juve on a two-year deal after the French international saw his contract run out for the Red Devils. 

Making 379 appearances for United the Frenchman won a UEFA Champions League, five Premier League titles, three League Cups and a World Club Cup in his nine seasons and wore the captains armband on several occasions under Sir Alex Ferguson.

The Serie A champions said on their official website that the transfer fee, which is to be paid in two instalments, will increase by 300,000 pounds if Juve qualify for the 2015-16 Champions League.

“After a great deal of thought I have decided the time is right for me to leave Manchester United. It is the biggest decision of my career as this club is, and will always remain, in my heart. My biggest thanks go to the fans. We have had some fantastic times together, we lifted all of those trophies together and that night in Moscow will live with us all forever. Every single time I stepped out in that shirt I knew I was playing for the badge and for a very special club. My passion for this club will live on and I know you guys will go on to enjoy more success in the coming seasons.” said Evra on the club’s website.

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