As per ESPN, free-agent Edinson Cavani will sign a two-year contract with Manchester United latest by Monday. The agreement was closed in the afternoon and Cavani will travel to Manchester to undergo medical examinations tomorrow [4th October 2020].
This is a typical commercial signing as it will increase United’s fan base in Uruguay by a far margin.
Cavani is PSG’s all-time top-scorer – with 200 goals to his name. Overall, he has scored 341 goals in his career.
Cavani was identified as one of alternatives to Jadon Sancho.
It was Gianluca di Marzio who first broke out the news for United’s interest in Cavani.
Cavani was formerly linked with a summer move to Benfica.
However, his high wages meant the Portuguese club had to shift their interest somewhere else.
Man United have had a torrid transfer window so far, with the Red Devils having made only one signing in Donny van de Beek thus far.
United currently have three out-and-out strikers, including Mason Greenwood, whom Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prefers playing on the right-wing
Odion Ighalo’s laon deal is set to expire in less than 90 days – and United needed depth. This is a fantastic signing by the Red Devils.