Edinson Cavani insists he is proud to wear the Manchester United shirt amid his father’s suggestion he could leave.


The Uruguayan father, Lusi Cavani has claimed that his son is ready to quit United this summer. He said that Edinson could return to South America to be closer to his family.

“My son does not feel comfortable in England and wants to be close to the family again,” Luis Cavani said.

“He was always seduced by the idea of playing in Boca (Juniors). By the middle of the year, he will return to South America,” Luis added.

Cavani Snr (Luis) continued to reveal that, “There is a 60% chance that Edinson will come to South America.

“We are very anxious. We have always been to visit him; he has been in very beautiful places where people have received him very well.

His father further reveals despite Cavani making many friends, he does not feel comfortable where he is.

“He has been thinking for more than two years that he wants to be closer to his family. And that is the reason why I think Edi is going to end up playing for a team from here in South America.”

However, Edinson Cavani has uploaded a photo of himself playing in February’s 3-3 draw with Everton to his Instagram on Tuesday. He uploaded along with the caption “Proud to wear this shirt @manchesterunited.”

Meanwhile, reports have it that Bruno Fernandes is reluctant to commit to a bumper new £200,000-a-week Manchester United deal.

Reports have it that the midfielder wants assurances about the club’s transfer plans following Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s statement. Solskjaer said United would not spend big this summer.

The Portugues has been instrumental for Solskjaer this season therefore, the club is working on five years fresh long-term deal.

The 34-year-old signed a 12-month deal at Old Trafford, with the option to extend the agreement by a further year. But there are now suggestions he is ready to reject an additional season with United, with his father, Luis Cavani, claiming the striker does “not feel comfortable”.