After Serie A, with Palermo and Naples, and Ligue 1, with Paris SG, Edinson Cavani (34) has everyone in the Premier League in the Manchester United jersey. The Uruguayan striker, who arrived free at the very end of the summer transfer window, posted a great performance with 15 achievements on the clock in all competitions.
And yet, the Matador’s record could have been even more impressive if he had not experienced some physical glitches or missed three league matches for a case following a post deemed racist on his social networks. The Red Devils are won over, like their manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who never ceases to praise his merits, press conference after press conference.
An example for Mancunian youth
The Old Trafford residents, on course to finish second in the Premier League and qualified for the Europa League final, have decided to activate the option for a one-year extension, negotiated when he was signed last year . They see him as the ideal mentor for their promising young guard, embodied by Mason Greenwood (19), Amad Diallo (18), Anthony Elanga (19) or Shola Shoretire (17).
And the international celeste (118 caps, 51 goals) said yes, he who was recently wondering about his future after a new attractive approach from Boca Juniors and Juan Roman Riquelme. The native of Salto, who could get a juicy raise (€ 3m more than this season), has finally agreed to continue the adventure in the United Kingdom. “Manchester United are delighted to announce that Edinson Cavani has accepted a one-year contract extension, keeping him at the club until June 2022”, informs the press release.
🇺🇾 𝐄𝐋 𝐌𝐀𝐓𝐀𝐃𝐎𝐑 🐂
– Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 10, 2021