Edinson Cavani(33) has been free for several months since the end of his adventure at Paris SG and has finally signed with Manchester United. El Matador spoke on the Red Devils’ official website.
Manchester United is delighted to announce the signing of striker Edinson Cavani.The Uruguay international joins on a one-year contract with the option to extend for a further year.
Cavani, who has won the Golden Boot in both Ligue 1 and Serie A, has scored 341 goals at club level since moving to Europe in 2007, including 35 in the UEFA Champions League. The forward won six league titles with Paris Saint-Germain and, with 200 goals, is their all-time leading scorer. Internationally, Cavani won the Copa America in 2011 and has found the net 50 times in 116 appearances for Uruguay.
Edinson Cavani said:
“Manchester United is one of the greatest clubs in the world, so it is a real honour to be here. I’ve worked really hard during the time off and I feel eager to compete and represent this incredible club.
“I have played in front of some of the most passionate supporters in football during my career and I know that it will be the same in Manchester. I cannot wait to experience the Old Trafford atmosphere, when it is safe for the fans to return.
“I look forward to continuing to write my little story inside the book of football and I know that’s why my focus has to remain the same as always – work, work, work. I have had a conversation with the manager and this has increased my desire to wear this beautiful shirt.”
“Manchester United is one of the biggest clubs in the world, it’s a real honor to be here. I worked really hard during the break and I feel ready to play and represent this incredible club. I’ve played in front of some of the most passionate audiences during my career and I know it will be the same in Manchester. I can’t wait to experience the atmosphere at Old Trafford when the fans can come back. I am in a hurry to continue writing my little story in the football ledger and I know that I must therefore remain focused on work, work, and work. I had a discussion with the coach and it increased my desire to wear this beautiful jersey,” said the Uruguayan striker.