Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has slammed the membership’s new signing, Edinson Cavani, forward of the Pink Devils’ Premier League conflict with Newcastle United on Saturday.
Cavani joined Man United on switch deadline day as a free agent after ending his seven-year spell with PSG this summer time.
The 33-year-old signed a one-year contract with Man United, with an choice for an extra yr.
However Scholes believes Cavani is not going to take Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet to the subsequent degree.
In keeping with the previous midfield maestro, the Uruguay striker ought to have been a 4 months mortgage signing for Man United as a result of he didn’t play quite a lot of soccer for PSG final season.
Requested what kind of season he expects Cavani to have, Scholes instructed Stadium Astro: “Nicely, we’ll have to attend and see gained’t we.
“Clearly in his day, he’s been a top-quality centre-forward. There’s little doubt about that. However he’s 33 years previous, and regarded like he was going to retire.
“He’s not performed quite a lot of soccer for PSG final season. Will Cavani be a hit at United?
“5, six years in the past, yeah he’s a terrific signing; he’ll take us into that subsequent degree probably. However I simply don’t suppose he’ll take us to the subsequent degree now.
“However that’s what Manchester United appears to be now. It appears to be – I consider the forwards we have now… Cavani, he needs to be a mortgage signing.
“Should you’re struggling with out a centre-forward it needs to be a two or three month mortgage signing simply to get via a sticky interval.”