Saturday, 11 November 2017

Marseille terminate partrice Evra's contract

Marseille have announced they have terminated
Patrice Evra’s contract with immediate effect in
the wake of UEFA’s decision to ban him from
club competition for the rest of the season.
Evra has been banned for seven months and fined €10,000
(£8,829) after attempting to kick one of his own supporters
in the head before Marseille’s Europa League match with
Vitoria Guimaraes on November 2.
The former France international was sent off during the warm
up before Marseille’s 1-0 defeat to the Portuguese outfit at
the start of the month and is no longer able to compete in
UEFA club competition until June 2018.
Marseille have since reacted to the news and announced, by
mutual agreement, they have terminated the remainder of
Evra’s contract, which was due to expire at the end of the
The 36-year-old confronted a handful of Marseille
supporters prior to their clash against Vitoria Guimaraes after
receiving a volley of abuse before chaos erupted, resulting in
Evra attempt to kick a fan in the head.
Evra had only made four league appearances for Marseille
this season and it remains to be seen what is next for the
former Manchester United defender.