Edinson Cavani: Uruguayan striker set to sign 2-year deal with Manchester United

Edinson Cavani: Uruguayan striker set to sign 2-year deal with Manchester United

- Edinson Cavani has been a free agent after leaving PSG at the end of last season

- Reports say the Uruguayan has agreed a two-year deal with Manchester United

- The 33-year-old could become United’s second signing this summer after Donny van de Beek

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Edinson Cavani has reportedly agreed a two-year deal with Premier League club Manchester United as he is set to become the Red Devils’ second signing this transfer window.

The former Paris Saint Germain striker emerged shock transfer for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side as reports say United will pay as much as £20million to land the veteran at the Old Trafford.

Sky Sports are reporting that Manchester United began negotiations with the former Napoli striker after the club decided that Borussia Dortmund's £108million asking price for Jadon Sancho is too much.

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Inside sources have disclosed that after fruitful negotiations, the 33-year-old striker is now expected to put pen on paper to a two-year deal which will see him earn £200,000-a-week.

Cavani became a free agent after leaving PSG at the end of the season.

Also, Lucas Ocampos is on the radar of United after the Red Devils failed in their bid to land Jadon Sancho and Ousmane Dembele to the Old Trafford.

Edinson Cavani: Uruguayan striker set to sign 2-year deal with Manchester United

Edinson Cavani reportedly on his way to sign 2-year deal with Manchester United. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Reports have it that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is preparing a bid for the Sevilla striker after he has only managed to sign Donny van de Beek to the Premier League club during this transfer window.

With the transfer window closing on October 5, Manchester United are looking at another possibility of getting a back-up for Antony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood.

26-year-old Ocampos is an Argentine who has been with Spanish outfit Sevilla since 2019 helping the club to Europa League glory last season.

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According to the ESPN, Sevilla are prepared to sell Ocampos who scored a breathtaking 17 goals last season for £35million.

The striker is very experienced having played for top clubs including River Plate, AC Milan, Monaco and Marseille.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Maitland-Niles could be joining United as the Arsenal star is heavily linked with a move to the Old Trafford outfit.

Latest reports have it that a deal for the 23-year-old could be sealed in a matter of days as United have only managed to sign just one player during the transfer window.

The summer window closes on October 5 and the Red Devils have only signed Donny van de Beek, but Maitland-Niles could be Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s second signing for the period.

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