He won't take us to next level — Scholes doubtful of new Man United signing Cavani

Oleh Seng Foo 13 Oktober 2020 287
He won't take us to next level — Scholes doubtful of new Man United signing Cavani
Paul Scholes voiced his doubt about new Manchester United signing Edinson Cavani, who joined Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side on the transfer deadline day.

The Uruguayan, who had been without a club since leaving Paris Saint-Germain at the end of June, was considered a last-minute panic buy, especially in the wake of the Red Devils' 6-1 hammering by Tottenham Hotspur.



"Obviously in his days, he has been a top-quality centre forward, but he's 33 years old and looked like he was going to retire," the Manchester United legend told Alison Bender in an exclusive interview with Stadium Astro.

"Five or six years ago, he would've been a great signing to [take the club] to the next level possibly, but I just don't think he can take us to the next level now.

"Cavani should've been a loan signing if you're struggling in the centre forward position; a two or three month signing just to get through a sticky period similar to what Henrik Larsson did.

"Larsson was a brilliant centre forward at the age of 33 or 34 and he filled a little gap for us, which was exactly what we needed. I think of Cavani as that type of person.

"I found it very strange for him to sign a two-year contract, but I'm sure he will be loving it."

Tentang Penulis

Seng Foo

Komen