Dwight Yorke claims Edinson Cavani’s new deal will STOP Manchester United from winning the Premier League title next season with ex-Red Devils forward, fearing the veteran marksman’s renewal will prevent the club from Harry Kane or Erling Haaland to contract
- Dwight Yorke says Edinson Cavani’s new deal could prevent United from winning the title
- The Uruguayan. 34, set his future at Old Trafford after a strong season
- Cavani’s new deal has cast doubt on a big step for a new striker
- Yorke believes failure to sign new striker could ‘hamper’ United’s title expectations
Dwight Yorke believes Edinson Cavani’s new contract with Manchester United could be a stumbling block to the Red Devils’ hopes of winning the Premier League title next season.
Cavani, 34, penned his future at Old Trafford this week, after suggesting he would leave in the summer with the Uruguayan’s longing for a return to South America.
The impact of the former PSG sniper has been praised by Gary Neville, who believes United will not participate in the race for Erling Haaland or Harry Kane due to Cavani’s performance for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.
Dwight Yorke believes Edinson Cavani’s new deal could prevent United from winning the league
However, former United forward Yorke claims that Cavani’s commitment to United next season could “ hinder ” the club’s move to the league title, as he hasn’t been crowned England champion in eight years.
“I don’t think many people expected Cavani to do as well as him, and I think Man United and Ole are very happy with what he has contributed so far,” said Yorke. talkSPORT.
‘If you do it right, you should be rewarded, and he has been rewarded with this new contract.
The Uruguayan veteran committed his future to United after a longing for South America
Cavani has made a good impression at United and is praised by Gary Neville
‘But my problem with it is, does it really hinder bringing in a younger version of a No. 9?
“It is of the utmost importance that we win the Premier League title next season, and is Cavani really going to win us over? That is probably the only stumbling block. ‘
Yorke added that former teammate Solskjaer has impressed in United’s hot seat, but next season’s expectation will be to get the club ‘over the line’ and wrestle the title from local rival Manchester City.
However, former United striker Yorke says Cavani’s new deal could ‘hamper’ their title expectations
United has been linked with big money moves for Erling Haaland (L) and Harry Kane (R)
‘Ole has been in that job for three years, he’s really cemented himself into that manager role now, he’s got the guys who play how Manchester United play, he’s got us to four semifinals and now a final so he can get us to the line and really a step higher? That’s the challenge he has, ‘he added.
‘I hope Cavani’s signing, while he has been great for us, does not hinder us from bringing in the players we need.
However, Cavani’s new deal could keep United from pursuing a new No. 9 this summer
“I think we need two more players to really get us over the line in terms of challenge for the Premier League title next season.”
United are reportedly lined up again for Jadon Sancho after missing out on Borussia Dortmund’s star during a lengthy transfer saga last summer.
Mason Greenwood thrived in the right side of a front three, but United views the talented hotshot as a striker and Sancho’s arrival could shift the youngster into a pivotal role.