Has Manchester United FINALLY convinced Edinson Cavani to stay? Veteran forward ‘is ready to announce his change of heart’ after planning to leave Old Trafford for Boca Juniors due to lack of playing time and his FA ban on racism
- Edinson Cavani has reportedly agreed to his future for Man United
- The 34-year-old has been impressing since arriving on a free transfer last summer
- However, there were doubts about his future amid ties to Boca Juniors
- The veteran attacker’s father said last month that he was uncomfortable in England
According to reports in South America, Manchester United persuaded Edinson Cavani to stay at Old Trafford for another season.
Cavani appeared to be leaving United after less than a year, joining Argentine club Boca Juniors this summer.
But ESPN’s Spanish language edition says the Uruguayan striker has changed his mind and will announce his decision next week.
According to reports, Edinson Cavani has reportedly agreed to tie his future to United
The Uruguayan’s future was uncertain due to rumors linking him to Boca Juniors
After Cavani scored twice and scored two more goals in Thursday’s 6-2 win over AS Roma in the Europa League semi-finals, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he worked hard to get the 34-year-old round.
“I promised him that Old Trafford is a different place with fans,” said the United boss. ‘He needs to feel, scoring goals at the Stretford End, with fans.
‘We have the best fans and as a goalscorer there is nothing better to score for them.
‘Manchester is a fantastic place to live. I’m trying my best. Hopefully he will see himself here for another year. He knows my feelings, he knows that I would like to have him for another year.
However, ESPN reports that Cavani will honor his contract and stay with the club for another season
Cavani is said to be concerned about a lack of playing time under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, as well as angry about his treatment by the FA over his racism ban.
‘I am very happy with him, you can see the difference in him if he has been working on fitness. He seems to be making up for lost time. He was off for seven months before joining us. ‘
Cavani was concerned about his lack of playing time at United and was also upset about his treatment by the FA, which hit him with a three-game ban and a £ 100,000 fine for using the word ‘negrito’ in social media. . media post.
Last month, his father Luis said: ‘My son is uncomfortable in England and wants to be close to the family again. Edinson is going to play in South America – he would love to play for Boca. ‘
But it now looks like the former Paris Saint-Germain and Napoli striker is ready to extend his career in Europe for another season and stay with United.
Solskjaer said he challenged Cavani with the prospect of playing for a packed Old Trafford