Chelsea ace Anelka grateful to Man Utd fullback Evra for support

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka has hailed Manchester United fullback Patrice Evra for defending him during France's World Cup meltdown.

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka has hailed Manchester United fullback Patrice Evra for defending him during France's World Cup meltdown.

Anelka has the utmost respect for the way Evra defended his honour in the French media.

He said: "Pat knows who I am and what I bring on the pitch and off it. That's why he defended me to the death!"

 
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