Patrice Evra shares question he asked West Ham's Mark Noble after joining

Olympique de Marseille French defender Patrice Evra acknowledges the crowd following the French L1 football match between Marseille (OM) and Bastia (SCB) on May 20, 2017, at the Velodrome...

Patrice Evra has become West Ham United's latest signing after agreeing a deal until the end of the season.

Patrice Evra of Juventus looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between Sevilla FC and Juventus at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on November 22, 2016 in Seville, Spain.

Patrice Evra has told West Ham's official website that he was aware of most of the Hammers squad before his arrival, and felt compelled to ask Mark Noble whether he was still running everywhere when he bumped into the captain for the first time after signing his contract at the London Stadium.

The transfer window may have closed a week ago, but Evra has just become the Irons' latest signing, with the club confirming that the Premier League great has signed a new deal until the end of the season.

Jack Collison of West Ham United holds off Patrice Evra of Manchester United during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United at Upton Park on...

With David Moyes' men on the periphery of a relegation battle in the top flight, the manager will no doubt want the left-back to hit the ground running following his arrival. And what will undoubtedly help that is the new signing getting on with his teammates. 

It certainly appears that Evra will have little problem adjusting to his new surroundings as he explained that he is aware of most of the squad, and then shared the light-hearted question he asked Noble when he met the skipper.

Mark Noble of West Ham United celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium on May 5, 2017 in...

“I know them and I know Pablo Zabaleta, I know everyone! I came from a big family so, for me, sharing is something normal," he told the club's official website.

“I want to share my happiness and my work ethic. They know how professional I am. I am someone who likes to have fun but when it is time to work, I don’t like to laugh too much.

“They gave me a nice welcome but even if I don’t know them, for example I have played a lot times against Mark Noble, when he saw me he was happy and I really happy and was like ‘Are you still running everywhere? How long have you been here?’ and he said ’20 years!’ so it’s everyone!"

After five games without a win in all competitions, the Hammers will be hoping that they will be able to get back to winning ways when they take on Watford at the London Stadium on Saturday. And, if given the chance to make his debut, Evra will be targeting proving that he still has a lot to contribute before his career comes to an end. 

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