Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has challenged Edinson Cavani to tick all the required health packing containers earlier than he takes to the sphere as a Manchester United participant.
United have left Cavani at dwelling for his or her Champions League group stage opener in opposition to the striker’s former membership Paris Saint-Germain tonight, with the 33-year-old nonetheless getting up to the mark. He has solely simply emerged out of quarantine after having to self-isolate for 14 days following his transfer from France.
However Solskjaer is assured the Uruguayan will hit his straps sooner or later, after coaching with United for the primary time earlier this week.
“He’s naturally match. He’s match sufficient however he must play soccer with the remainder of the gamers and be in these sorts of conditions,” Solskjaer instructed United’s official web site.
“In fact, you may’t stay on reminiscence, actually, as a result of it’s been some time. He’s very thorough, skilled and he is aware of what he wants and what he needs.
“He nonetheless hasn’t ticked all of the packing containers earlier than he’s accessible to play.”
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Cavani’s United debut may come within the Premier League contest with top-four rivals Chelsea on the weekend. Solskjaer will quickly have a number of choices up entrance, with Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood amongst them, together with Cavani.
One other is Odion Ighalo, and Solskjaer was requested in regards to the Nigerian’s function on the membership within the wake of Cavani’s arrival. Ighalo is contracted to United till January, on a mortgage from Chinese language membership Shanghai Shenhua.
“I feel as a staff and a membership we at all times wish to get gamers in,” Solskjaer stated in his press convention. “And I feel Edinson coming in, we’ll give him time to adapt to the Premier League and get his sharpness and health again.
“We’ve had some excellent performances by Odion and he’s nonetheless an important a part of this squad.”