Edinson Cavani has acquired loads of plaudits for the way in which he’s performed at Manchester United since becoming a member of in October and now has the possibility to succeed in a feat final achieved by Cristiano Ronaldo.
The striker has been prolific all through his profession and although he’s 33, nonetheless provides one thing different United forwards don’t since arriving as a free agent from Paris Saint-Germain final yr following after a trophy laden spell within the French capital.
Cavani’s motion within the field and his sharpness has been praised en path to scoring 4 Premier League targets in 14 appearances, however may have had greater than that.
An opportunity from a couple of yards out within the 0-Zero draw with Arsenal on Saturday sticks within the thoughts, one he would possibly need to have again.
Two of Cavani’s Premier League targets, nevertheless, got here towards Southampton in November when he got here off the bench to web twice and supply an help.
Man United play the Saints once more this week and if the striker scores at the least twice once more, he would be the first man to attain back-to-back doubles towards the identical opponent since Ronaldo did towards West Ham again in 2008.
United are searching for their first league double over Southampton for the reason that 2012/13 season however they’re unbeaten of their final 9 Premier League conferences, profitable 4 and drawing 5.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could also be a bit of involved about his facet’s residence type this season having misplaced 4 out of their ten matches at Previous Trafford.
It’s already the third highest variety of defeats in a single Premier League marketing campaign – struggling six in 2001/02 and 7 in 2013/14.