Cole Palmer ‘let Manchester United down’ by playing for Manchester City, jokes Patrice Evra
Posted by  badge Boss on Dec 07, 2023 - 09:31PM
Cole Palmer is a boyhood Manchester United fan (Photo by Chelsea Football Club/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

star ‘let down’ by joining , Patrice Evra has joked.

The 20-year-old emerged from Manchester City’s academy before .

That’s despite Palmer growing up as a United fan and hailing from Red hotspot Wythenshawe.

The winger has and he continued his brilliant form with a .

And, speaking after United’s 2-1 win against the Blues, Evra joked that he needs to speak to Palmer’s parents about his decision to join City.

Palmer netted against his boyhood club. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

‘I think it’s not a great moment,’ joked Evra.

‘I think he let us down! I need to talk to his parents!

‘He grew up a United fan, you end up playing for City and you score a goal against United? He must not be a real fan.’

Palmer has been one of the rare highlights of Chelsea’s season.

The Blues were battered during their 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford, when United could and should have won by a considerably higher margin.

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