Tuesday August 12 2014
Evra on Tevez, Pirlo and formations

Patrice Evra is delighted to be working with Carlos Tevez again at Juventus, describing his former Manchester United teammate as like a brother.

In a Twitter question and answer session with Old Lady fans, the Frenchman also revealed the reason for his decision to move to Italy and the identity of the best player he has played with.

“I came to Juve because I knew they are a big club but also a big family,” Evra said. “It’s been exciting to link up with Carlos Tevez again.

“For me he is like a brother, it is as if we were never separated.

“The best player I have ever played with is without doubt Ryan Giggs, he was able to stay at a high level for a long time. He is a legend.”

The left-back then told fans he has already devised a nickname for new teammate Andrea Pirlo

“Out of the players in my current team, I admire Andrea Pirlo. I call him ‘Maestro’ for his ability to put the ball where he wants.”

Finally, Evra answered questions on what he will offer Juve this season, his ability to play in a 3-5-2 system and the current situation Italian football finds itself in.

“My crosses for a player like Llorente could be an important weapon, it is always a pleasure to play with players like him.

“I started my career playing largely within the 3-5-2 system but then I adapted to playing in a four man defence.

“I can do well with both systems of play.

“Italian football is in difficulty by it can revive itself. It needs work, of course, but Juve can be the driver of the whole movement.”

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