The brother of Edinson Cavani, Walter Guglielmone, has reportedly confirmed that the Uruguay international will be staying at Manchester United as per the report from journalist Andre Hernan.
The 34-year-old joined the Red Devils last summer as a free agent, scoring 17 goals in 39 appearances in all competitions last term. However, following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Uruguayan’s future is a subject of concern for the Old Trafford faithful.
The journalist Hernan revealed that the former Paris Saint-Germain player’s brother Guglielmone has said that there is no contact from the South American club at the moment and Cavani still has one year remaining with Manchester United.
Cavani expected to stay at Manchester United:
After signing Cristiano Ronaldo, the future of Edinson Cavani is a point of concern. The Uruguayan wears the iconic number seven shirt at Old Trafford. And it is hard to imagine that the Portuguese will be playing without the number seven shirt. So, the 34-year-old will have to give up that number.
On the other hand, following Ronaldo’s return to the Red Devils. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are now packed with attacking talents. Ronaldo, Cavani, Mason Greenwood, Anthony Martial, Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford, so, it will be difficult for the Norwegian boss to provide game time to all of them.
Nevertheless, with Ronaldo and Cavani upfront, Manchester United currently have one of the best-attacking alternatives. The Uruguay international has already showcased his goal-scoring prowess last season. And now the Portuguese into the mix will guarantee goals for the Red Devils this season.
So, the pressure is now on Solskjaer to deliver this season. After addressing the defensive frailties with Raphael Varane and centre-forward position with Ronaldo. The Norwegian manager can’t afford to make any excuses for not being able to fight for the big trophies this season.
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