The exdefensa French, Patrice Evrahe confessed that the scottish Sir Alex Ferguson he said that the Manchester United I was going to go in 2013 by Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Baleensuring “the 99 percent” that he would, and ensured that even the Portuguese confirmed to him that he would come back.
Talking to ‘UTD Podcast’, Evra recalled a conversation with the scotsman, in which he indicated that the team would be strengthened in the summer with the return of the Madeira and the recruitment of extreme welsh, however, that summer would end up in the ranks madridistas.
I said: ‘My goal is that I’m 99 percent sure that we will have Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. I only need these two players to return to the Champions League. 99 percent’,” said Evra.
In addition, the exlateral he claimed to have also seen good Christian. “To be fair, when I talk to Christian, ask him and he said” yes ” to the boss and that he would join United. He told me this,” she said. But the Portuguese striker was finally in the white club, with which he would win the following year, the ‘Champions’.
This conversation with Ferguson occurred weeks before the coach announced that he was leaving the team after 24 years at the office, what the French described as “perhaps the most difficult moment” of his career in the English set.
“Two weeks before that, I remember that there were many media who were saying that Ferguson maybe retiring next year, and he said: ‘Patrice, I never will be retiring. I’ll be here for another 10 years‘”he warned. “After two weeks, when we got to Carrington, I saw all of those cameras and I thought: ‘Wow, someone has done something wrong, we are in trouble'”, he recalled.
Then, ‘Fergie’ came into the dressing room “to talk with everyone and that is never good news,” said Evra. The scotsman confirmed that the rumors were true and that he was withdrawing because his wife needed him. “Apologized especially with Robin (van Persie) and with Shinji (Kagawa), because he had just bring them“, he stressed. “I simply could not believe it. It was a difficult day. I never had fear of Sir Alex Ferguson, but I was always afraid to disappoint you, play bad a match and disappoint you,” said the exdefensa.
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