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Sport Tuchel: Cavani one of the top number nines in world football

18:25  19 october  2020
18:25  19 october  2020 Source:   goal.com

Edinson Cavani: From farming and ballet to the Man United spotlight

  Edinson Cavani: From farming and ballet to the Man United spotlight Edinson Cavani had the option to settle for a quiet life in the countryside. Instead the 33-year-old has decided to take on a new challenge. He has moved into the intense spotlight at Man United.Instead the 33-year-old has decided to take on a new challenge. He has spent the last few months shearing sheep, labouring on the land and honing his ballet skills  - now he has decided to swap a peaceful time for the intense spotlight at Manchester United.

Thomas Tuchel has denied lacking respect for Edinson Cavani after the wantaway striker's father accused the French champions of treating the 32-year-old 'unfairly' amid Chelsea are prepared to pick up Cavani 's wages — £360,000 a week — for the rest of the season and pay around £5million.

Cavani ( number 9, standing next to Zlatan Ibrahimović, number 10, in March 2015) surpassed his Cavani finished the tournament as top scorer with seven goals in nine games, helping Uruguay to On 22 June 2010, in the final match of the group stage of the 2010 World Cup, Cavani set-up a goal

Thomas Tuchel believes Manchester United have got one of the world's best number nines in Edinson Cavani as Paris Saint-Germain prepare to face the Red Devils without Marco Verratti.

Thomas Tuchel talking on a cell phone: Thomas Tuchel & Edinson Cavani © AFP Thomas Tuchel & Edinson Cavani

Cavani joined United on a free transfer in October following the expiration of his contract with PSG, which led him to miss the final three rounds of last season's Champions League.

The Uruguay international, who trained with his new team-mates for the first time on Monday, is PSG's all-time record goalscorer having found the net 200 times during his seven years with the club.

PSG could face Cavani on Tuesday when they welcome United to the Parc des Princes for their 2020-21 Champions League opener.

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Thomas Tuchel has denied talk of a rift with Edinson Cavani despite substituting the forward in the midweek defeat BY Liverpool. PSG manager Tuchel made the bold decision to take replace star striker Cavani with the French champions 2-1 down and chasing the game at Anfield.

Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel said it was "necessary" to rest stars Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Still capable of hitting heights no player in world football can, Lionel Messi is PSG are 20 points clear at the top of the table with eight games left and their next chance to clinch the title

And coach Tuchel conceded it will be strange to go up against Cavani, whom he has no doubts will be a success at Old Trafford.

"It was a bit sad about the final eight in Lisbon, as was the case with others. It changes nothing for this meeting," Tuchel told a media conference.

"He remains PSG's top scorer. He made history here. It is a bit weird to see him with United."

Asked what United are getting in Cavani, Tuchel replied: "They got a great personality. Very polite, almost kind of a bit shy. Very polite person.

"A hard worker, he will be there in every training [from the] first minute until last minute, every game first second until last second.

"He's living for goals, he's living for scoring. When he scores and when he has the confidence, he's one of the best number nines in world football.

"Hopefully from Wednesday on he can start to convince all of you, tomorrow it's not necessary to prove me right."

PSG will not be able to call on oft-injured midfielder Verratti, who is reportedly set to be out for three weeks with a thigh issue.

Leandro Paredes will also be absent with a muscle injury sustained in the 4-0 Ligue 1 win at Nimes, while a knee problem will keep striker Mauro Icardi sidelined.

Tuchel is, however, hopeful that Marquinhos (groin) and Julian Draxler (hamstring) can feature.

Tuchel touched by the critics .
Although he didn’t let anything shine in public, Thomas Tuchel would have been marked by the criticism he suffered after the loss to MU. © Panoramic Thomas Tuchel specifies Thomas Tuchel is perhaps going through one of his most complicated periods on a personal level since he settled on the PSG bench in the summer of 2018. The technician German no longer has the credit he previously enjoyed and the more time passes the more isolated he seems to be.

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