Evra emerges as Barca target
Manchester United’s France left-back Patrice Evra is reportedly
keen on a move away from Old Trafford and is being linked with
Barca are understood to be lining up a £17million bid for
According to El Mundo Deportivo, Pep Guardiola has indentified
the 29-year-old Frenchman as the man to give balance to right-back
Evra has previously been the subject of bids from Italian clubs,
but is said to be more tempted by a move to the Nou Camp.
Real Madrid have previously been linked with Evra, but new boss
Jose Mourinho is more likely to move for Chelsea’s Ashley Cole.
Evra will have plenty of time to mull over an offer as Sir Alex
Ferguson has reportedly given him a month off to recover from a
long season followed by France’s World Cup debacle.