Manchester United will reportedly must pay striker Edinson Cavani £1.75million if they don’t prolong his contract – as a consequence of expire in the summertime – by one other season.
The 34-year-old moved on a free switch from PSG on switch deadline day in October, signing a one-year cope with the choice of an extra 12 months.
But when the Crimson Devils choose to not enact that choice the Uruguayan – who has scored seven targets for United in all competitions this season – can be due £1.75m (€2m) in compensation, in keeping with The Occasions.
Edinson Cavani might be entitled to compensation of £1.75m if United don’t prolong his contract
Ed Woodward (L) and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but to resolve on whether or not to increase Cavani’s deal
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and govt vice-chairman Ed Woodward should resolve whether or not to increase Cavani’s deal, with the United supervisor mentioned to be eager on preserving the Uruguay worldwide for the 2021-22 season.
Whereas on the pitch he has popped up with necessary targets – equivalent to a match-winning double at Southampton in November – he has additionally been a frontrunner off the pitch.
Cavani has supported United’s youthful batch of forwards in coaching too, together with Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood.
But Solskjaer is eager to see how the ahead recovers from his newest muscle damage earlier than deciding on new phrases.
Cavani scored a vital match-winning double in a comeback victory at Southampton
‘I have been impressed by him, he is actually gelled within the group and we’ll sit down and converse with him within the close to future to see his plans and our plans,’ Solskjaer mentioned final week.
Cavani has scored seven targets in 24 appearances in all competitions for United, the final of which got here in opposition to Everton on February 6.
The Uruguayan’s six league targets this season make him United’s third prime scorer, behind Bruno Fernandes and Rashford.
However he missed United’s win in opposition to Newcastle final week with a muscular damage and is unlikely to function at Chelsea on Sunday.