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"Hull may have had a setback, but they deserve their league position"

Ten mins with... Patrice Evra
Frenchman looks forward to seeing an old pal and predicts an open affair

Michael Turner Interview
The Tigers' centre-half is happy to measure himself against the best

Focus On... Wes Brown
Ex-Red Lee Martin believes the United defender is playing better than ever

Pat Crerand
"Why Ronaldo's FIFPro award will benefit the whole team"

31/10/2008 09:00, Report by Gemma Thompson
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Pat wary of Hull ambition

Buoyed by away victories at Arsenal and Tottenham, Hull City will head to Old Trafford believing they can win, says Patrice Evra.

The left-back has joined the ever growing list of admirers of Phil Brown's side, who saw their six-game unbeaten run brought to an end on Wednesday night by Chelsea.

Nevertheless, Evra believes confidence will still be sky high in the Tigers camp and says United will need to be on their guard on Saturday afternoon.

"When you beat the big teams, in particular, you feel more confident and it gives you more freedom to play good football. That’s why I expect them to come for a win," Evra exclusively told United Review.

"I don’t expect to see all of their players defending, I think they’ll have a go. If that happens I think it could be a great game because that would open up space for us."

Saturday's clash will see Evra renew acquaintances with French compatriot Bernard Mendy. The pair have been firm friends since their days

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