Evra dis­missed by Mar­seille af­ter Uefa ban

The Irish Times - Sports Weekend - - SPORTS -

Pa­trice Evra’s con­tract with Mar­seille has been ter­mi­nated with im­me­di­ate ef­fect fol­low­ing the French de­fender’s seven-month ban from Uefa com­pe­ti­tions.

The for­mer Manch­ester United full back, now 36, was dis­missed prior to the start of the Europa League clash with Vi­to­ria ear­lier this month af­ter clash­ing with a Mar­seille fan. Yes­ter­day Uefa an­nounced Evra had been sus­pended from all Euro­pean club matches un­til June 30th 2018 and fined ¤10,000, with Mar­seille then pub­lish­ing a state­mentsay­ing the player was leav­ing.

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