Patrice Evra unhappy with Manchester United exit

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Patrice Evra has admitted he is still 'annoyed' by the manner of his exit from Manchester United.

The French fullback joined Manchester United from Monaco in 2006, and went on to win five Premier League titles and the Champions League during a successful eight-year stay at Old Trafford.

Evra left last year to join Juventus shortly after Louis van Gaal arrived to take over from David Moyes, helping the Italian giants win Serie A last term as well as the Coppa Italia, and reach the Champions League final where they lost to Barcelona.

The 34-year-old had signed a one-year contract extension with the Red Devils just two months before his departure. 

Although Evra wouldn't disclose the full details of his exit, he did admit he was annoyed to have left Old Trafford because the club had inserted a clause in his contract.

He told French broadcaster RMC, as quoted by Sky Sports: It's still hard to talk about my exit. But one day, when my career is over, I'll be able to speak more openly about it.

"I came to Turin above all for my family because at Manchester they had inserted a clause in our agreement which changed the situation considerably. It really annoyed me. But I don't regret this move, which in the end has proven to be more than positive."

Evra left Old Trafford as part of a massive overhaul under Van Gaal, who continued to revamp his squad in the latest summer window. The Dutch coach brought in six new signings; Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian, Anthony Martial, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Morgan Schneiderlin, and Sergio Romero for a combined fee of more than £100 million.

Manchester United currently sit in third place in the Premier League table after eight games and take on Everton at Goodison Park this weekend.

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