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“I had pain”- Man United handed fresh blow with star striker revealing extent of muscle injury – We All Follow United

Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring a goal for Manchester United. Copyright: Matt West/BPI/Shutterstock Manchester United receive set-back as Edinson reveals extent of his injury Speaking to the local media in Uruguay (h/t The Sun), Manchester United star Edinson Cavani revealed he is receiving recurring treatment for a muscle injury problem.

The 34-year-old had a slow start to the season after he returned from international duty. Moreover, the Red Devils had signed Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo by them and there was no shortage of attackers. However, Cavani suffered an injury issue during a pre-season game.

Regardless, the player started to feature in the first team towards the end of September. His first goal of the season, however, came at the end of October in a 3-0 victory against Tottenham Hotspur. The Uruguayan international put in the hard yards on the night, but it came at a price.

Edinson Cavani aggravated pain to his muscle injury in the 3-0 victory against Tottenham Hotspur. (imago Images) Cavani to be sidelined with injury? He aggravated a muscle problem and was benched for the midweek tie against Atalanta. He was unavailable for the Man City defeat but flew home to support his wife for her book launch. The striker has now revealed the extent of his injury while talking to the local media (h/t The Sun).

“Before the start of the season, I had pain in a posterior tendon, which kept me out for a couple of weeks…I was getting better, but after our game against Tottenham, the situation began to deteriorate.”

“Muscular injuries are pretty difficult to deal with, and I decided to have some treatment done to solve the problem…The treatment requires me to rest for three or four days after the session. Then I can resume normal activities and restart the treatment a few days later.”

Edinson Cavani is expected to be sidelined for a while, adding to the injury troubles at Manchester United. (imago Images) More Manchester United News Transfer News: AC Milan looking to offer Manchester United target Franck Kessie a new contractManchester United midfielder Paul Pogba could be ruled out with a thigh injury until the new yearManchester United could make a move for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde in the January transfer window The former PSG man shall now miss the upcoming World Cup qualifiers for his national team and could be on the sideline for a while. However, in the bigger picture, this is a huge worry for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Paul Pogba also picked up a thigh injury on international duty and could be out for 10 weeks while Luke Shaw withdrew from the England squad as he suffered a concussion in the Manchester derby.

This injury trouble is on top of Raphael Varane’s thigh issue, which has ruled him out for a month. The gaffer shall now have to figure out alternative strategies for the game after the international break.

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