Edinson Cavani has been handed the well-known No.7 shirt upon signing for Manchester United.
Cavani was one in every of 4 deadline day transfers for United because the veteran striker arrived on a free switch after being launched by Paris Saint-Germain earlier this summer season, signing a one-year cope with the choice for an extra 12 months.
The Uruguayan will put on the enduring No.7 jersey throughout his first season at Outdated Trafford, a quantity he wore at former golf equipment Palermo and Napoli in addition to on events for his nation. He tended to put on the No.9 at PSG, the place he turned their document goalscorer.
The quantity was vacated this summer season after Alexis Sanchez sealed his everlasting switch to Inter earlier within the window and has beforehand been worn by membership legends like George Greatest, Eric Cantona and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Edinson Cavani indicators for Man Utd
Upon finishing his transfer to United, Cavani mentioned: “I’ve performed in entrance of a number of the most passionate supporters in soccer throughout my profession and I do know that will probably be the identical in Manchester,” mentioned the previous PSG ahead.
“I can not wait to expertise the Outdated Trafford environment, when it’s protected for the followers to return. My dialog with the supervisor has elevated my need to put on this lovely shirt.”
Cavani signed for the membership on switch deadline day alongside Alex Telles, Facundo Pellistri and Amad Diallo – although he will not be a part of till January – so as to add to the earlier signing of Donny van de Beek.
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