Patrice Evra claims Alex Ferguson taught him to behave like a robot

Patrice Evra claims Alex Ferguson taught him to behave like a robot

- Patrice Evra has opened up about how his winning mentality changed under Alex Ferguson

- The Man United legend spent nine years at Old Trafford and won nine trophies

- Evra also explained what the legendary manager said after their 2008 Champions League win

Patrice Evra claims legendary Man United boss Sir Alex Ferguson boosted his winning mentality to the point that he felt "like a robot".

The Frenchman won five Premier League titles, three League Cups and the 2008 Champions League in a trophy-laden nine-year spell at Old Trafford.

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"I'll be honest, when you start winning the third one, the fourth and the fifth, you celebrate but not the same way," said the former France international left-back.

"You celebrate because of the cameras and stuff, but it's not the same. Ferguson taught us all to be like a robot. I don't think I was a human being playing for Manchester United. When we won games, when I was doing something good, I wasn't pleased. For me, it was something normal.

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"I always say that (Didier) Deschamps taught me winning is important, but Ferguson taught me that winning is normal. I remember after big wins against Liverpool, he just said, 'Well done, son'. He was never screaming, apart from when we won the Champions League final," Evra said on a UTD podcast.

Evra recalls the 2008 Champions League final where United defeated their Premier League rivals Chelsea on penalties, the defender explained Ferguson's unique psychology after the victory.

"Ferguson took the microphone and he said, 'Well done guys, I'm really proud of you. We won the league and the Champions League, but next year if someone doesn't want to win again, I will cut his contract. Enjoy your summer with your national team and I don't wish you good luck'.

"I remember I came home, I dropped my bag and was thinking 'this is the feeling to win the Champions League?' But actually, winning was normal and you shouldn't be excited about that."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Franck Ribery has made his rapper friend Kof smile in the best of ways he can after providing a private jet to transport his mum from Algeria to France to unite them.

The French star is currently injured while playing for his club Fiorentina helped his friend repatriate his mum from Algiers to Marseille.

And Kof has been grateful for the gesture of the former Bayern Munich winger who made provision of the private plane to unite mother and son.

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