When Manchester United signed Edinson Cavani on deadline day in October the move was seen as a sign of desperation but, six months on, the transfer has paid off handsomely with the club in a position to finish among the top two in the Premier League.
Cavani, a free agent after leaving Paris Saint-Germain as its record goalscorer, found no suitors until United stepped in after failing to land Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho last year.
The 34-year-old had arguably his finest performance in the iconic no. 7 shirt on Sunday when he put United ahead at top four-chasing Tottenham Hotspur and had a goal controversially ruled out as the side came from behind to win 3-1.
“Injustice never wins,” Cavani said as the victory sealed United’s ninth comeback win in the league this season, sparked by his excellent performance that…