Manchester United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said the club will negotiate a new contract with the Uruguayan striker, Edinson Cavani.
“Edinson is playing brilliantly. I am fascinated by his work. We will discuss his near future with him, also review his personal plans as well as team plans,” Sky Sports quoted the Norwegian specialist as saying.
“We always talk to our players about the contract situation. Now we are happy with the contribution that Cavani has made this season,” Solskjaer added.
Recently, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also mentioned that the 33-year-old Cavani’s experience is very helpful to the young attackers of United both on and off the field. He has a positive impact on Mason Greenwood, as well as on Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial.
As you know, Edinson Cavani joined Manchester United in October 2020 as a free agent. With the “Red Devils” shirt, he played 17 matches, scored 7 goals and made 2 assists. The 34-year-old Uruguayan’s current contract expires at the end of June 2021.
Edinson Cavani wants to stay at Manchester United
The Uruguayan feels happy at Old Trafford. Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani wants to play for the Red Devils next season. The information is spread by Daily Express.
The veteran Uruguayan signed a contract with the Manchester team at the start of the current season with a 1 + 1 year system. As you know, he joined the Red Devils as a free agent.
According to the source, the all-time top scorer of Paris Saint-Germain feels great at “Old Trafford”. So, if the club also wants to continue the cooperation, the parties will extend the contract until the summer of 2022.
So far, Edinson Cavani has made 24 appearances for Manchester United, scoring seven goals and assisting two.