(Video) Evra tells priceless story about his Man Utd debut, agent thought move was a mistake

Patrice Evra was brilliant on Sky Sports for Monday Night Football. There’s a lot more to our former full-back than chickens and Instagram. 

Prior to kick-off in Sheffield United’s 1-0 win over Arsenal, the Frenchman discussed Arsenal star Nicolas Pepe and his struggles since moving to England this summer.

Evra knows what it’s like to have a difficult start from when he joined United, so he’s in a position to speak from experience when he tries to explain what Pepe is going through at the moment.

He revealed a priceless story about his own debut against Man City and the struggles he faced on and off the pitch.

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Still, that wasn’t enough to knock Evra fully as he’d go on to become the left-back in England during his time, and one of the best in Europe.

Even his agent began to think twice about his client joining United, as Evra said: “My agent said we made a mistake joining Manchester United.”

Some wise advice from Sir Alex Ferguson as well as his own mental toughness ensured that he was able to get through a tough start, as explained below in the video:

It’s been a difficult start to the season for Pepe and many United fans wanted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to sign him from Lille.

He could surprise us like Evra did — but that would be a huge shock and I don’t see it happening!

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