Neville on Cavani vs Spurs
Gary Neville highlighted Edinson Cavani’s willingness to run and press within the closing moments of Manchester United’s victory in opposition to Tottenham as proof the membership ought to preserve the striker.
The Uruguayan was handed the Man Of The Match prize by Neville on commentary for the 3-1 win, with the ex-United defender stating his perception that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should lengthen Cavani’s keep at Old Trafford.
This is what Neville mentioned on his Sky Sports podcast about Cavani’s unsure future:
“I used to be simply watching him. Tottenham had a throw-in about two minutes to go and he was shifting between the centre-backs attempting to cease the ball being thrown in, and he’s organising the place Greenwood must be.
“And I assumed, Mason Greenwood wants one other 12 months of Cavani alongside him. You want that as younger gamers, it impressed us as younger gamers to see greats like Robson, Bruce or Cantona, alongside you.
“When you see the very best gamers on the planet, or who’ve been like Cavani, doing work like that within the 94th minute, somebody like Mason Greenwood — who wants requirements, who wants people who find themselves mentors and coaches on the pitch — he wants one other 12 months of him [Cavani]. And [Marcus] Rashford wants one other 12 months of him.
“I used to be a bit nervous about him coming in, due to Falcao and Alexis Sanchez, others who’ve been ‘showcase’ signings, however this has been completely different. He’s utilized himself brilliantly and been an enormous assist to Manchester United.
“How do you exchange what he’s doing in the meanwhile if he decides he does wish to return to South America and doesn’t wish to take up that 12 months? I believe United should give him the choice. If he needs to return, there’s nothing they’ll do.”
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