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Evra to decide on Man Utd stay in the summer

Patrice Evra will not be leaving Manchester United for Real Madrid and, according to his agent, will make a decision on his Old Trafford future in the summer. It had been speculated that Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho wanted to bring the France international to the Bernabeu with United lining up Benfica's Fabio Coentrao as a replacement for the Frenchman.

But Federico Pastorelo, Evra's representative, held talks with chief Sir Alex Ferguson where it was decided that he would remain at Old Trafford.

The 29-year-old is tied to United until the summer of 2012 and Pastorelo has revealed it will be decided this summer whether he stays or moves on.

"No, there is nothing really to report on Patrice (Evra)," he told

"There has been interest, and I have read about Real Madrid but really the only official interest was from Inter Milan last summer.

"We had a long chat with Sir Alex Ferguson and it was decided he would stay in Manchester.

"His contract runs out in the summer of 2012 and there he is concentrating and focused on this season.

"We will sit down in the summer with Manchester United and decide whether he will extend his contract or move on. But for the moment there is nothing special to say on the situation."

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