A big season in store for Patrice Evra - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United defender Patrice Evra could be entering his last season with the Premier League champions. The 32-year old has been with the Lancashire outfit for seven years ā signing from newly-promoted French Ligue One side AS Monaco.
His contract expires next summer, and his advancing age would suggest the likelihood of him extending his deal with the Red Devils is slim. Manchester United also signed left-back Alexander Buttner last season to be used seemingly as cover, but potentially to step into his shoes if he continues his development. However, he failed to oust Evra in his debut campaign.
Last season, the French international made 34 Premier League appearances ā scoring four goals. BBC pundit Garth Crooks named him in his Premier League Team of the Year, while others felt Evra was lacking in parts last season.
Nevertheless, heās been a great servant for his side, and is named in many fansā Manc...