Solskjaer reveals the truth about Cavani’s exit rumours

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The future of Edinson Cavani at Manchester United remains unclear, with rumours linking him with a move to Argentina.

Cavani’s Manchester United contract expires in June but has the option of a 12-month extension which has to be agreed by both parties.

Edinson Cavani’s father, Luis, further made things worse as he recently revealed that Cavani isn’t happy any longer in England and would be keen to return to South America so he can be close to his family.

“My son does not feel comfortable in England and wants to be close to the family again,” Luis Cavani told TyC Sports.

“Edinson had many conversations with [Juan Roman] Riquelme and he would like to play for Boca.

“He was always seduced by the idea of playing in Boca. If he returns to South America he is leaning towards Boca.

“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.”

Reacting to the new surrounding Cavani, Manchester United boss Olé Gunnar Solskjaer, has maintained that the 34-year-old’s focus is still on the club.

“Well Edinson is fully focused on being available for us and working really hard to get fit,” Solskjaer said in his press briefing before Manchester United’s Europa League clash with AC Milan.

“From my bad Portuguese and his better English he is very proud to play for Man United. ‘A decision hasn’t been made – we are just working on getting him back.

“He has made a great contribution so far just working on getting him back on the pitch and convince him when the weather in Manchester.”

Solskjaer, however, refused to comment on what was said by Edinson Cavani’s father.

Asked to comment on the claims made by Cavani’s father, Solskjaer added: “I cannot comment on what has been said.

“I can only say that we are very pleased with Edinson when he’s here every day in day out he’s proving his personality and his professionality.

“Even in his broken English he’s been helping the young kids. We knew he couldn’t play every game because he was out for so long.

“He will make his decision and he knows we are very fond of what he’s giving to the club even if he’s played less games than he wanted to.”