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Patrice Evra Announces Retirement From Football, Reveals Next Plan

 

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Patrice Evra, the former Manchester United and Juventus defender, has announced his retirement from football.

The former France player revealed that he has started preparations towards becoming a coach, he added that he has the backing of ex-Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.

Evra made the announcement during an interview with Gazzetta Dello Sport on Monday.

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“My playing career is officially over”.

“I started training for the UEFA B Coaching License in 2013, now I want to finish it and then go on to get the UEFA A license.”.

“In a year and a half, if everything goes well, I’ll be ready to lead a team. Sir Alex Ferguson had predicted at the time that two of his players would become coaches of a high level: Ryan Giggs and Patrice Evra.”

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Evra also played for Marsala and Monza, Marseille and Nice and Monaco during his career as a footballer.