Man Utd fullback Evra: Pressure? What pressure?

Manchester United fullback Patrice Evra says he'll handle the pressure of facing Real Madrid by reminding himself of how excited he was as a kid ahead of such big games.

Manchester United fullback Patrice Evra says he'll handle the pressure of facing Real Madrid by reminding himself of how excited he was as a kid ahead of such big games.

Evra says it is “a privilege” not pressure to play in these games against Jose Mourinho’s men.

“Lots of people think it brings a lot of pressure to play in this kind of game. No way!” he says. “You can’t concentrate on pressure. Everyone dreams of playing in games like this.

“You just have to be a kid. Not on the pitch, of course! But before you start the game, you have to be like a kid who’s dreamed of playing this game and so you don’t want to miss your chance to do well. When the game comes you have to be focused and concentrate because it will be difficult and we will have to fight to win. And when it’s time to face Madrid, we will be ready when the referee blows the first whistle.”

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