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Evra targets United hot streak

By Football News



Manchester United defender Patrice Evra is confident the league leaders can build a winning run over the Christmas period.

United were held to a 1-1 draw at Swansea on Sunday but sit four points clear atop the Premier League.

Evra's side face Newcastle at Old Trafford on Boxing Day before hosting West Brom and the Frenchman feels optimistic about their chances of strengthening their grip on top spot.

"I felt that we deserved to win at Swansea and that is why I am really confident for the rest of the games we having coming up over Christmas," Evra, who scored the opening goal against Swansea, told MUTV.

"We have to move on from the draw (on Sunday) and focus on our next game against Newcastle. It is important to win and it is important that we keep playing well.

"I think we need to talk about ourselves and not about another team [Newcastle]. We face Newcastle at home, let's make sure we get three points. After that it is West Brom and we must make sure we get three points then, too.

"This is an important part of the season and it is an opportunity to get a lot of points. I'm not worried, I am really confident for the games coming up at Old Trafford."