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28/10/2013 09:00, Report by Gemma Thompson

League Cup special to Pat

Ahead of Tuesday's League Cup fourth round clash against Norwich, Patrice Evra tells ManUtd.com that the trophy will always hold a special place in his heart...

The League Cup is a big trophy for me - it's the first one I won when I joined.

I remember saying to the boss [Sir Alex] when we got on the bus after the final [in 2006], 'This is fantastic, after two months, I've won a trophy!'

I remember that moment well and that first trophy is always so important for you as a player. It doesn't matter if it's the Community Shield, the League Cup or something else. From that day you start to be a winner. You want to win more. You are hungry for more. That was a very important trophy for us. We went on to win many more after that one.

The Norwich game will be a tough challenge but the team did well against Liverpool [in the last round] which was a difficult match and we can hope we can play well again on Tuesday and win the game.

It's an important trophy for us and a brilliant competition to play in. And it's one we always want to win. It doesn't matter who plays, whether it's the senior players or the younger players, Manchester United always wants to win. Everyone has that winning mentality at the club and it's our aim to get the victory on Tuesday.

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