Manchester United fans will have to wait a bit longer before seeing Edinson Cavani at work. The Uruguayan striker will not be able to make his big debut with the Red Devils on Saturday in Newcastle during the 5th day of the Premier League because of the health protocol in force in England. The club confirmed the information on Tuesday.
Tested positive for Covid-19 following his vacation in Ibiza, the former Parisian goleador must indeed respect a fortnight since his arrival in England on October 4. It will therefore not stop until Monday. Too late for the duel at St James’s Park.
A match that will also miss the French international Anthony Martial, suspended for the next three meetings in Le Mans in the Premier League (Newcastle, Chelsea and Arsenal).
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If all goes well, Edinson Cavani, 33, won’t have to wait that long to don his new tunic. The club has indeed specified on its official website that El Matador could play its first match at the opening of the Champions League against… PSG on October 20.
A reunion awaited by the Parisian people, who had not been able to greet and thank the player due to the end of the season due to the health crisis. In seven seasons at PSG, Cavani had reached the 200 goal mark and had become the public idol of the Parc des Princes. Manchester said, however, that Cavani, who has not trained collectively for several months, will only be able to play if he feels physically fit. No doubt the player will not want to miss this reunion.
Say goodbye … and prove yourself
“PSG-MU in the Champions League? Yes that’s life, right, I thought it was just fate and the way things can turn out, he said in an interview for his new club. It’s just amazing, things always happen for a reason, and sometimes in the most amazing way possible. So now it’s my turn to experience one of those moments that you could never imagine. It will be a great feeling, I am very happy. “
An opportunity also to respond to his – already – many detractors across the Channel. Among them, Paul Scholes, who believes that the new signing of the club was too old to play there.
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