- Edinson Cavani is an Uruguayan striker currently playing for Manchester United
- The former PSG man has been linked with a move to Boca Junior
- Solskjaer explained that Manchester United are planning to offer him new deal
Ole Solskjaer who is the manager of Premier League giants Manchester United has disclosed the the club are already planning for them to offer Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani new deal.
After leaving Paris Saint-Germain, Cavani joined the Old Trafford landlords before the start of the ongoing Premier League season and he has been impressive for the Red Devils.
His arrival also forced Manchester United to allow Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo to leave and he is now playing in the Saudi Arabian League.
With Cavani's contract at Manchester United expiring at the end of the season, the 34-year-old has been linked with a move to Boca Junior.
According to the report on UK Sun, Ole Solskjaer explained that Edinson Cavani is still an important member of his squad and he is also needed for next season.
“We want a competitive squad and we need someone up there to score the goals for us. So we’re looking at it. We’re speaking to Eddy.
“Edinson is a top striker and whatever he decides to do, let’s see. But we’re in good dialogue with him."
Meanwhile, Ole Solskjaer and his wards are still occupying second position on the Premier League table and will face Leicester City in their next game.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Spanish professional footballer Ilaix Moriba emerged as summer transfer target for Premier League giants Manchester United, but the Red Devils will have to make massive offer than can convince the Catalan chiefs.
Already, Moriba has made four appearances this term in the Spanish La Liga and also featured for Barcelona in their Champions League defeat against Paris Saint-Germain.
Moriba's contract at the Nou Camp expires in 2022, and while his father, also his agent, has said that as things stands it is the player's intention to remain at the Nou Camp.
Manchester United chiefs are watching the situation of Moriba at Barcelona and they will face competition from Leipzig.
The report even added that Chelsea who are also Premier League campaigners are interested in the signing of Moriba.
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