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Jonny Evans wants to emulate Ryan Giggs trophy haul at Manchester United

The defender is not content with his three league titles

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Striker booed by most supporters on return to the Emirates

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Manchester City defender Gael Clichy hits out over exclusion from France squad

Patrice Evra is favoured at left-back by the national team

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Luis Suarez bite: History counted against Liverpool striker says Arsene Wenger

Suarez was banned for 10-matches for biting Branislav Ivanovic

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