Edinson Cavani might have just signed for Manchester United but he is already thinking about life outside of Old Trafford.
New Man United signing Edinson Cavani admits he is already thinking about his next step after he runs through his contract at Old Trafford.
The veteran forward signed a 12-month deal, with the option to extend for a further year with the Red Devils on deadline day.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Man Utd fans will be desperate for Cavani to hit the ground running as they look to bounce back from a humiliating defeat against Spurs. His arrival came at a crucial time with Anthony Martial handed a three-game ban after a straight red card.
The Uruguayan forward has scored 341 goals in 556 matches since moving to Europe in 2007. He has played for Palermo, Napoli and PSG, for whom he scored a club-record 200 goals in 301 appearances.
Before signing for United, Cavani was the subject of interest from a number of other clubs, including Boca Juniors. The 33-year-old now says he would love to play there in the future.
“Roman wrote to me with great respect, he wanted to know how I was in this situation, with a very particular salary and we had a very respectful talk,” Cavani told ESPN.
“Boca is a giant of the world, any footballer would like to play there. There have been several Uruguayans that have played there. Following the history of our football arouses curiosity a bit.”
“There are some secrets from the conversation with Roman, you have to ask him if he wants to tell them. We will see what happens in the future. It would be very nice to be able to play at Boca one day.”
Hinting he could move to South America after his time at Man Utd, Cavani added: “I have a two-year contract with Manchester United. I want to do my best here. I feel good.
“The day I return to South America is not going to be when I have nothing left to give. I am realistic, I want to play until I feel good. I will play these two years and see if I continue or go back to South America.”