West Ham have confirmed the signing of Patrice Evra on a deal until the end of the season.

Evra has been without a club since November 2017 after he was sacked by French side Marseille for kicking a fan.

During the warm-up to a Europa League fixture, Evra was embroiled in controversy after he assaulted a fan that was abusing him from the stands.

He was subsequently suspended and, then, sacked by Marseille, leaving him as a free agent.

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UEFA also suspended Evra from competing in the Europa League or Champions League until June 2018.

West Ham have now taken advantage of his availability by bringing him in until the end of the Premier League season.

Evra will come in to compete with Aaron Cresswell for a starting berth at left-back for David Moyes.

The Frenchman has a wealth of Premier League experience, having made 273 appearances in the division for Manchester United.