Following the news that Patrice Evra has left Manchester United for Juventus, we cast an eye over the Frenchman's glittering Old Trafford career...
2005/06 Signing for the club from Monaco in January 2006, Patrice arrived alongside former Spartak Moscow defender Nemanja Vidic. Although we didn’t know it at the time, the pair would go on to play crucial part in a trophy-laden spell for the Reds, beginning with a Carling Cup final triumph in March.
2006/07 The following season continued on an upward curve for Evra, who broke his goal-scoring duck in a 3-0 home win over Everton. Another strike followed just over four months later in an historic 7-1 demolition of Roma, before the Frenchman became a champion of England by scooping his maiden Premier League winners’ medal.
2007/08 Evra played a pivotal role in United's most successful season of recent history, even filling in as an emergency left-winger from time to time. Keen to build on the previous years’ domestic triumph, Sir Alex Ferguson's men led a charge on three fronts until the end of April. Although a repeat of The Treble proved one step too far, the Reds secured a memorable Premier League and Champions League double.“It has been a pleasure and an honour to be part of this fantastic side,” Patrice said afterwards.
2008/09 Evidently buoyed by the sensational 07/08 campaign, the Reds swept all before them as Evra and his cohorts were crowned Champions of the World by winning the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. Patrice played in the 1-0 final win