Edinson Cavani has congratulated Facundo Pellistri on his switch to Manchester United.
The Uruguayan duo moved to Previous Trafford on deadline day and will probably be desirous to make an impression within the first group after the worldwide break.
United introduced a deal to signal free agent Cavani on Monday evening earlier than later confirming the arrival of 18-year-old winger Pellistri from Penarol.
Pellistri joins United on a five-year contract, with an possibility to increase for an additional yr, after the membership accelerated plans to signal the South American winger late within the window.
United had needed to signal the 18-year-old for over a yr and MEN Sport understands he’s set to go straight into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first-team squad.
Pellistri is aware of it will likely be an enormous step as much as make it at United however he has already been welcomed to the membership by massively skilled striker Cavani.
Taking to social media on Monday evening the veteran shared information of compatriot Pellistri’s arrival and despatched him a welcoming message to the membership.
“Congratulations Facu. Secure travels for we will probably be awaiting you to accompany right here,” Cavani wrote on Instagram.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was determined to signal a brand new proper winger in the summertime window with Pellistri and Diallo each introduced on deadline day. United missed out on precedence goal Jadon Sancho, however the supervisor is delighted to be welcoming Pellistri to the membership.
“Our scouts have adopted Facundo for a very long time and we imagine that he will probably be an actual expertise for the long run,” Solskjaer informed membership media. “While we perceive it would take time for him to adapt to the English recreation, he’s able to having an impression along with his tempo and skill to beat his opponent.
“Facundo has the proper platform at Manchester United to develop and he has all the technical qualities and the best mentality required to turn into a prime participant right here. We’re all wanting ahead to working with him to fulfil his potential over the approaching years.”