Edinson Cavani wants to leave Manchester United and wants Boca Juniors move, reports father
Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani's time at Manchester United could soon be up, according to his father, Luis Cavani. The 34-year-old's contract is up at the end of the current Premier League season, which allows him to join another club for free, and he is reportedly tempted by a move to Argentine side Boca Juniors.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manager of Manchester United talks with Edinson Cavani of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor on January 12, 2021 in Burnley, England.
Speaking to TyC Sports, Cavani Sr. said that a return to South America is on the cards, with Argentine side Boca Juniors his preferred destination.
My son does not feel comfortable in England and wants to be close to the family again.
"Edinson is going to end up playing in South America.
"I want Edinson to play in a team that fights for something important.
"Edinson had many conversations with [Boca vice-president Juan Roman] Riquelme and he would like to play for Boca.
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"He was always seduced by the idea of playing in Boca.
He continued: "By the middle of the year he will return to South America.
"My son's idea is not to continue there, he wants to return."
Cavani has established himself as one of United’s first choice strikers alongside Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford, but the English side have been linked with a move for Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland at the end of the season.