Patrice Evra Joins Juventus

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Just eight weeks after signing a one-year contract extension at Old Trafford, the Manchester United defender has joined Juventus for £2.5 million.

United confirmed the news on their website and thanked him for his eight years of service.

The player was told by new manager Louis Van Gaal that he could leave shortly after the new manager arrived at the club.

Evra won five Premier League titles, three League Cups, the Champions League and the Club World Cup.

He was named in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year three times (2007, 2009 and 2010) and in 2009 he made the UEFA Team of the Yeat and FIFA FIFPro World XI.

This could leave the door open for Juventus midfielder Vidal to join Manchester, and there is a possibility that the move could be part of a cash + player deal for the Chilean.

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