The ahead signed a one-season deal final yr and there are doubts about his future on the membership
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed talks are persevering with with Edinson Cavani over an extension to his Manchester United contract.
The Uruguayan ahead has made a constructive impression at Previous Trafford since making the transfer to the membership final yr following his launch from Paris Saint-Germain.
There’s an choice in his contract to increase by an additional 12 months ought to each events agree, and Solskjaer says talks are persevering with.
What has been stated?
“We’re talking to Eddy,” Solskjaer stated. “Edinson is a high striker and no matter he decides to do, let’s see. We’re in good dialogue with him.
“We would like a aggressive squad and we’d like somebody up there to attain the objectives for us.
“So we’re taking a look at it.”
Cavani’s future on the membership is up within the air
Cavani’s constructive begin to life at Previous Trafford, and feedback that he was pleased working with the younger crop of forwards at United, pointed to him signing an extension.
Nevertheless, the 34-year-old’s father muddied the waters when he claimed the ahead was sad and eyeing a transfer to Boca Juniors.
It was revealed that Cavani had been in dialogue with Juan Roman Riquelme, who holds the position of second vice-president at Boca.
Cavani has stated little with regard to his future within the days since his father broke floor, and he’s at the moment engaged on his health following 4 video games out with a muscle harm.
United face Leicester within the quarter finals of the FA Cup on Sunday.
United’s want for a striker
Cavani is without doubt one of the deadliest finishers within the recreation, however he’s in the direction of the tail finish of his profession.
Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood are vivid attacking abilities however not within the mould of standard quantity nines.
Even have been Cavani to remain, he’d solely be a short-term repair and Solskjaer’s want is for a participant who can tackle the position for a variety of seasons.
His fellow Norwegian Erling Haaland could be the apparent candidate, however when Borussia Dortmund elect to promote there shall be an enormous battle for his providers.