Solskjaer hoping to unleash Cavani against Chelsea

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New Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani signed a two-year deal with United on transfer deadline day.

The 33-year-old was unable to make his debut for the game against Newcastle over the weekend, as he had to self-isolate for a fortnight due to Covid-19 protocols.

There were expectations that Cavani would feature against his former club Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League game on Tuesday but the Uruguayan had just two training sessions with the group leading to the game.

Cavani was not included in the travelling squad that flew to Paris today, and will not play against his former side.

Solskjaer has revealed that he could unleash the powerful striker against Chelsea, in the Premier League clash this weekend at Old Trafford.

Solskjaer said: “We hope the players won’t be away for too long.

“Edinson [Cavani] needs a few more days training before we can maybe think about the weekend [against Chelsea].”