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Patrice Evra threatens ex-teammate and brands him "salty p***k" in bizarre rant; The former Manchester United defender launched a remarkable, x-rated rant as he hit back at criticism from Jerome Rothen.

Byline: Rich Jones

Outspoken defender Patrice Evra has launched a scatching attack on former Monaco team-mate Jerome Rothen in an x-rated social media rant.

Ex-Manchester United favourite Evra sparked anger in France when he posted a video of himself celebrating the Red Devils' dramatic win over Rothen's former club Paris Saint-Germain last week.

Rothen labelled Evra as "disrespectful" for his actions - prompting Evra to hit back in an astonishing post onInstagram.

The left-back responded with a remarkable nine-minute long video in which he threatened "slap him in the face" and branded Rothen a "piece of s***".

He also warned the 40-year-old that he wasn't sending "empty threats" and that he should "be careful".

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"I was told Jerome said some nasty things about me," said Evra.

"I didn't believe it but then I was shown the video. Your reward, next time I see you, I'm going to slap you in the face.

"These aren't empty threats. You know we'll see each other eventually.

"You were always a salty pr*ck.

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"I remember when L'Equipe gave you a rating of five and our other team-mates got seven, since you were paranoid of the ratings, you would call the journalist and ask: 'Why didn't you give me a seven?'

"Piece of sh*t. Stop telling bullsh*t, stop telling lies.

"Be careful, because we will cross roads eventually. I am sure we will."

Evra also justified his Paris celebrations and slammed the French press for their reaction to the incident.

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He explained: "The whole match there was a well-dressed guy in a suit, sitting behind me and Paul [Pogba] yelling 'Ici c'est Paris!' and constantly looking at me.

"I didn't say anything until after the game finished, when I recorded a video in which me and Paul were yelling 'Ici c'est Manchester!' as revenge.

"French press think I am an enemy of the state for rooting against PSG. Yellow jacket protests? My fault. PSG's elimination? My fault. The French press is too focused on my celebrations but I don't care."

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Patrice Evra (left) celebrated Man Utd's win in Paris with Paul Pogba and Gary Neville

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Date:Mar 9, 2019
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