Patrice Evra says it ‘hurts’ that Manchester United snubbed Antonio Conte, following his affect at Tottenham final season.
Conte was linked with the Manchester United job because the stress grew on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer final season, although is known to have been deemed a poor match for the Pink Devils who as a substitute named Ralf Rangnick as interim supervisor in November.
Spurs made their transfer and appointed Conte as supervisor earlier within the month, with the Italian having an on the spot affect to information the north Londoners to a prime 4 end and Champions League soccer.
United in distinction struggled to search out kind, because the Pink Devils completed a distant sixth and posted their worst factors complete of the Premier League period.
Evra – who received 5 Premier League titles with United – admits it ‘hurts’ to see a rival facet get pleasure from success beneath a supervisor who might have been tempted to Previous Trafford.
“It hurts my coronary heart,” he mentioned, as per The Mirror. “As a result of I believe Conte, Klopp, Guardiola – all these managers are the perfect on this planet proper now and we might have had him at Manchester United.
“However some individuals on the membership, they mentioned: ‘It’s not our type, it’s not what we’re in search of.’
“So let’s see, now now we have Erik ten Hag. Let’s see what he’s going to do. He has my assist. However then, even in case you introduced a chef in, because the supervisor of Man United, he’d have my full assist.”
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