Evra signs new United deal

Patrice Evra has signed a new Manchester United contract.

Last Updated: 23/05/14 at 22:05 Post Comment

Patrice Evra: Linked with Monaco in recent months

Patrice Evra: Linked with Monaco in recent months

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

The left-back's deal was due to expire next month, but a 12-month extension will keep him at Old Trafford into a 10th year.

Evra was linked with a return to previous club Monaco during the final months of David Moyes' reign, and United recently tabled a £27m bid for Southampton's Luke Shaw.

But the 33-year-old, who was bought in the 2006 January transfer window, has chosen not to follow Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic out of the club.

And he will now form part of Louis van Gaal's first United squad.

A tweet from United's official Twitter account account read: "We can confirm that Patrice Evra has extended his contract at mufc for another year."

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa is another player to have been linked with a move away from Old Trafford, but he is keeping his focus on Japan's World Cup bid rather than his own future.

"I think everyone knows I want to do well at the World Cup, and I'm sure everyone else does, too," he told Kyodo news agency this week at Japan's training camp.

"But I don't want to get my priorities mixed up here - the important thing is for Japan to win at the World Cup. I'm not using the World Cup as a place to showcase myself for (van Gaal)."

United are reportedly interested in signing German midfielder Toni Kroos, but he has revealed that he expects to stay at Bayern Munich.

"There was a lot of speculation, but Manchester is and was not an issue," said Kroos.

"At this point in time I am fully focused on preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

@ceeps, you spent £17m on Jones and £15m on Zaha, and neither was intended to become an immediate automatic pick.
- fictionalemu

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

e made his power play to try and get Sheikhy to raise his wages or trade him to PSG. PSG were probably not interested and he is stuck with no cake and no vacation. @Jay_D> Surely you jest about FFP being real, right? All Platini is doing is making billionaries pay measly fines, so he and his cronies can get rich. If a fool can pay 50 mil for David Luiz, he will happily pay some fine to UEFA. FFP has failed as for it to succeed UEFA had to take it...

Synergy
Toure: I am staying with City

G

uess we can expect Toure's explanation of his behaviour around the same time Pete Townshend publishes his book then.

ceeps
Toure: I am staying with City

D

amn you Yaya, don't scare me like that! I only ate the icing. I didn't eat the soft and scrumptious middle - I will buy you another cake!

MCFC87
Toure: I am staying with City

Footer 365

Liverpool's Adam Lallana could miss start of Premier League with knee injury

Adam Lallana looks set to miss the start of the new Premier League season after suffering a knee injury in training.

Liverpool: Fara Williams welcomes Steven Gerrard contract news

Fara Williams reckons the contract set to be handed to Steven Gerrard will give Liverpool supporters a huge boost.

Transfer news: Sunderland sign Patrick van Aanholt from Chelsea

Sunderland have completed the signing of Holland left-back Patrick van Aanholt from Chelsea on a four-year deal.

Mail Box

Are Pre-Season Tours Really A Problem?

Are pre-season tours really a problem? Liverpool went to Australia last summer and it didn't prevent them from having a good season. Plus, thoughts on LvG and keepers...

It Isn't Easy Supporting Spurs, You Know

We have a long mail about the travails of supporting Spurs, plus Friday thoughts on Marko Marin, marketing, victory v beauty, travelling and vanishing sprays...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property