Pellistri: Cavani gives me advice and everything that I need

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Manchester United youngster, Facundo Pellistri, has opened up on the close relationship he enjoys with some of his teammates, especially Edinson Cavani.

The talented teenager joined the Red Devils in October 2020, and has been playing with the youth team since then.

He’s however, since been promoted to the senior team, and in a recent chat with the club’s official website, he details what it feels like to train with the likes of Marcus Rashford, Paul Pogba and Edinson Cavani, whom he says has helped his transition process.

In his own words, “It’s been amazing to train with guys like [Marcus] Rashford, [Paul] Pogba, [Juan] Mata and Edi [Cavani, who is very close friends with me.

“It’s amazing for me because I watched them on TV and now I am practising with them. The intensity, the high quality they have, it’s great for me to play with them and I improve a lot.

“All the time, I speak with Edi and he is a very nice person. He is always trying to be around me, giving me advice and everything that I need. He is there to help me and that is very important for me. I am very happy with that.”

Pellistri added, “I know he is one of the best players in the world, and one of the all-time best players from Uruguay, but he is also a very nice person.”