Edinson Cavani Agrees 2 Year Deal to Join Top La Liga Club After Leaving Manchester United This Summer

Edinson Cavani Agrees 2 Year Deal to Join Top La Liga Club After Leaving Manchester United This Summer

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:10 PM
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  • Valencia has reached a verbal agreement to sign former Manchester United striker, Edinson Cavani this summer following his exit from Old Trafford
  • The 35-year-old who is currently in Spain has agreed a two-year deal with the La Liga giants who is now coached by Italian icon Gennaro Gattuso
  • Cavani is expected to complete the deal to Valencia within the next 24 hours as he is set to sign the contract

Valencia’s bid to sign a top-class striker has been successful as the La Liga club has agreed to sign former Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani.

The 35-year-old Uruguayan forward has been without a club since leaving the Red Devils as a free agent this summer and is set to complete the move to the La Liga side within the next 24 hours.

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Edinson Cavani is bidding to make Uruguay's squad to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Photo by Agencia Gamba
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According to Football Espana, Valencia reached a verbal agreement with Edinson Cavani over a two-year contract and the Uruguayan is expected to fly out to the Spanish city from Madrid to seal the deal.

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Canavi is expected to lead the Valencia attacking set-up which currently boasts of young forwards such as Maxi Gómez, Hugo Duro, and Marcos Andre.

The former Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Napoli forward will work under Valencia’s new manager, Gennaro Gattuso who has been a huge admirer of the Uruguayan striker.

Gennaro Gattuso explains delay in Valencia's loan signing of Bryan Gil

Meanwhile, Valencia are experiencing difficulty in signing Bryan Gil on a season-long loan from English Premier League side, Tottenham.

According to 90MIN, Valencia manager Gennaro Gattuso has confirmed that a deal has been struck but Spurs will not release the player until they have signed a replacement.

Bryan Gil spent the second half of last season on loan with Valencia after struggling to break into Antonio Conte's first-team plans, making 17 appearances in all competitions for the La Liga club.

Edinson Cavani interested in joining Spanish side Valencia

Earlier, Sports Brief reported former Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani is eyeing a move to Spain’s La Liga.

The Uruguayan striker has been a free agent since he was released by Manchester United in June.

With the World Cup around the corner, Cavani is looking to earn a place in the Uruguayan squad and wants to play regularly.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..