Patrice Evra to West Ham

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  1. Feb 7, 2018
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    Jaybomb Full Member

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    I always hate to see club legends like Evra, Chicharito and Ferdinand lining up for other Premier League teams.

    It’s just not right. I get that they’re footballers and need to continue playing but seeing Evra and Hernández say “come on you Irons” while throwing up that X Factor sign makes me physically sick to my stomach.
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    Strange outlook. I could probably understand had they joined City or Liverpool.

    The way I see it is we reaped the benefit of their best years. If they play for another premier league club towards the end of the careers, I don't really see an issue with this.

    Cue Chica and Pat scoring against us in March...
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    He's clearly, clearly past his prime and still wants to play top level football while earning wages, I don't think you can fault him. It's not as if he's going to a direct rival in his prime a la Tevez.

    When someone gives you another lifeline to continue what you've known all your life and has provided for you and your family/friends, in this case West Ham is giving Pat the chance to play again, then so be it.

    All the best to Pat, hope he doesn't make too much of a fool of himself. If he lines up against United in the reverse fixture, I hope he has a terrible match and Man Utd destroy WHU and embarrass Moyes, assuming he's still in charge.
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    He could be racially abused in his first match :nervous:
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    He’ll show Andy Carroll how to head those balls in to the back of the net
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    Which is quite amusing in itself... y'know, after they signed one of City's most "legendary", long-serving full-backs a couple of season's ago and nobody blinked an eye-lid.:smirk:
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    Just love the guy. One of the best United players. Best of luck.
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    He’s really not that much past it. He was still one of the best LBs in the world at Juventus and even got to the Champions League final.

    I don’t think he will set the world alight at West Ham though. That’s why it guts me that he even went there. It’s only gonna be for 6 months but if I was him, I wouldn’t have even bothered. I’d rather be known for “only” playing for Manchester United in the Prem.
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    and the Hammers are at Anfield soon aren't they? :lol:
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    West ham already have players from all backgrounds and as far as I am aware none are racially abused. Strange post.
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    Is he not talking about the fact they play Liverpool on 24th Feb?
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    I was a little disappointed for him when he was let go after kicking the fan in France. That might have been it for him. Even if just for a season or so, he's found a decent wage to wrap it up with until he comes back to the club as one of the best ambassadors we could ask for.
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    He wont be racially abused at Anfield either. Probably be abused though! It isnt the 70s. Thank god.
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    It was most likely said tongue in cheek.
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    Why shouldn't he? Evra playing for another prem team well after his time with us isn't going to taint his legacy. He clearly still has the hunger to play at a high level. Rather silly to deny himself that opportunity for such superficial perceptions.
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    FTFY.
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    Just clicked he was referring to suarez incident. Sorry I worked nights last night. Bit slow on the uptake today.
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    Firmino is also currently undergoing investigation and might get a Suarez ban.
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    I loved Pat's commitment, energy and love of playing. Sad to say, I think he's potentially going to be embarrassed at West Ham. He's done and could only possibly just about get away with it with quality players around him which he definitely won't have. I'm sure their manager will work out how to use him though given the genius he is