Manchester United are already seeking to lengthen Edinson Cavani’s contract, says supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The Uruguay striker, 33, joined on a one-year deal in October, with the choice of an additional yr.
He has began just one Premier League recreation however has scored three targets in eight video games and got here off the bench to create Bruno Fernandes’ objective at Leicester on Saturday.
Solskjaer stated he expects a brand new deal to be agreed.
“Edinson has a number of years left in him so I would not say the rest,” stated Solskjaer. “He has made an incredible influence and I belief him.”
Solskjaer stated he sees the previous Paris St-Germain and Napoli ahead as extra than simply an influence substitute.
“He’s positively a starter,” stated the Norwegian.
“You do not classify a participant of that high quality as the rest. I belief him and he’ll most likely begin extra video games than he will not.”
Cavani’s introduction was delayed as he had so self-isolate for a fortnight after arriving from France. He then needed to construct up match health after leaving PSG on the finish of June.
Minor accidents have additionally dominated him out for brief durations however, when he has performed, he has proven moments of high quality which might be befitting of his standing as probably the greatest strikers on the earth.
Evidently, confidence is just not an issue both.
Whereas one other South American, Antonio Valencia, as soon as handed again the quantity seven shirt at Outdated Trafford due to the load of historical past connected to it, Cavani actively requested for the quantity which has been worn by iconic membership figures similar to George Finest, Bryan Robson, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo.
“It was the very first thing he requested me, if he may put on the quantity seven,” stated Solskjaer.
“Clearly we’re speaking in regards to the historical past of the shirt however if you consider his profession, the expertise he has had and his character from the chat I had with him and once I watched him earlier than, it wasn’t doubtful that he may deal with it.”