Breaking: Man Utd confirm Cavani contract extension
Manchester United announced on Monday evening that Edinson Cavani has agreed a one-year contract extension, keeping the Uruguayan at the club until June 2022.
Cavani, who has scored 15 goals this season and has been instrumental in Red devils European and Premier League campaigns says he feels a deep bond with his teammates and coaches at United.
Edinson Cavani on signing a new contract
“Over the season, I have developed a great affection for the club and everything that it represents. I feel a deep bond with my team-mates and the staff who work behind the scenes here. They give me extra motivation every day and I know that, together, we can achieve special things.
“From the very first moment that I arrived, I felt the confidence of the manager. As a player, this belief gives you the perfect opportunity to play your best football and I want to thank him for that.
“I have been touched with how much the supporters have wanted me to stay, and I will give everything to bring them happiness and joy with my performances on the field. I’ve not yet been able to play in front of the Old Trafford crowd and that is something that I cannot wait to do.”
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Cavani contract extension:
“I said when Edinson signed, that he would bring energy, power and leadership to this group and I haven’t been proved wrong, he has been everything I thought he would be and more.
“As coaches, we knew about his goalscoring record. However, it is his personality that has brought so much to this squad, he has a winning mentality and has an unequivocal attitude to everything he does.
“Edinson is one of the last to leave the training ground and sets the tone for the upcoming youngsters with his approach to his profession every single day. I have always wanted him to stay and experience the way our fans will respond to him as a player, and this means he will hopefully get that opportunity.” via Manchester United
All is done and dusted, United have their man. However the question remains, is he the right man to deliver trophies next season? Maybe he is. He has been tremendous in the recent games for the reds.