The Uruguay striker is not available for this weekend’s match against Newcastle due to quarantine policies.
Edinson Cavani could make his Manchester United debut against former club Paris St Germain after the Premier League giants validated quarantine policies suggest the Uruguayan is not available for the weekend trip to Newcastle.
Following his exit from PSG in June, Cavani joined United on a complimentary transfer on due date day and entered into self-isolation for a 14-day duration after getting here from France on October 4.
It had actually been expected that coronavirus standards would lead to Cavani missing out on out at St James’ Park on Saturday and United exposed the 33-year-old’s earliest schedule is the Champions League clash at PSG next Tuesday.
Ole will have a key decision to make for who leads the line at Newcastle on Saturday … #MUFC #NEWMUN
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 13, 2020
Nevertheless, offered Cavani is not able to train with his new team- mates till the day prior to the check out to the French capital, his preparedness for the component is open to dispute.
A United declaration stated: “Cavani is being required to self-isolate due to the COVID-19 standards, following his arrival into the nation from France, which indicates he is not able to make his debut at St James’ Park.
“The Uruguay international will be free to play against his former club Paris St Germain in the Champions League, though, if deemed fit and ready for action.”
El tiempo no para ♂ ♂ ♂ The clock does not stop ♂ ♂ ♂ pic.twitter.com/6n90dR1Iej
— Edi Cavani Official (@ECavaniOfficial) October 8, 2020
The striker, who signed a 12-month deal at United with the option to extend for an additional year, assisted PSG to 6 Ligue 1 titles in between 2013 and 2020 and is the club’s all-time leading scorer with 200 goals in 301 matches.
United also validated Cavani’s fellow forward Anthony Martial is out of the game at Newcastle, with the Frenchman starting a 3-match restriction for his termination in the 6-1 loss against Tottenham prior to the international break.