Anelka defends Evra over comments

December 12, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Nicolas Anelka has thrown his support behind former France teammate Patrice Evra, stating he would 'go to war' with the controversial Manchester United defender.

Evra, 32, caused a storm when he lashed out verbally at four high-profile media pundits, including former French internationals Bixente Lizarazu and Luis Fernandez, in a TV interview in October in which he branded them "parasites."

National team coach Didier Deschamps resisted calls for Evra to be dropped ...

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