Phelan: Evra will lead Man Utd at Liverpool

Manchester United No2 Mike Phelan says Patrice Evra will lead the club at Liverpool for Sunday's FA Cup clash.

Manchester United No2 Mike Phelan says Patrice Evra will lead the club at Liverpool for Sunday's FA Cup clash.

United's FA Cup fourth-round tie with Liverpool will be the first time they have faced their old rivals since Evra levelled racism allegations at Luis Suarez that ended with the Uruguay forward landing an eight-match ban.

"It wouldn't be a consideration," said Phelan, when asked by BBC Radio Manchester whether United had thought about leaving Evra out.

"Patrice Evra is a football player who plays for Manchester United.

"If he is fit, he is considered to play like any other player.

"What has happened has happened. What has been said has been said.

"You are talking about a football match now and I think it will be a very good FA Cup tie."

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