EVRA


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EVRAEcclesbourne Valley Railway Association (UK)
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There were some raised eyebrows when the Hammers gave Evra a contract until the end of the season last week as it was assumed there was lingering bad blood between Moyes and the 36-year-old defender from their time working together at Old Trafford.
Evra sealed his return to football and the Premier League yesterday when he joined the Hammers until the end of the season.
Evra was subsequently banned from European competitions by UEFA for the rest of the season but he will be able to play domestically for West Ham.
The governing body have charged Evra with violent conduct in the wake of the astonishing scenes before the 1-0 Europa League loss at Vitoria Guimaraes.
THE HANDSHAKE Evra shunned Suarez's first attempt to shake his hand after the race row.
That early encouragement is in marked contrast to the last World Cup in 2010, which ended acrimoniously with captain Evra leading a players' strike in response to striker Nicolas Anelka being sent home from the squad.
Evra has claimed that Giggs along with the interim boss' former teammate Paul Scholes, who has been appointed as a part of United's coaching staff by the veteran footballer, has already had a positive effect on him and his teammates.
Patrice Evra Tillier was made to fulfil her part of the bet as France won the second leg 3-0 and Evra is hoping for another shock result at Old Trafford.
United are expected to make a third bid for Baines in January and in the knowledge that Evra is wishing to leave the club next summer, their pursuit of the England man may intensify.
And having spoken to his former team-mate in the aftermath of that 1-1 draw in Madrid, Evra feels Ronaldo may find it difficult knowing so much good feeling for him remains amongst the Red Devils faithful.
Defender Evra, 31, then held it up and sniffed it as he sat on the substitute''s bench during a friendly against Serbia last week, which France won 2-0 thanks to goals from Franck Ribery and Florent Malouda.
Manchester United defender Evra was taunted by Liverpool supporters last week after an independent inquiry ruled he had previously been racially abused by the Anfield club's Luis Suarez.