Manchester United’s search for a striker ended with the signing of veteran free agent striker Edinson Cavani, while Arsenal secured Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid on transfer deadline day.

The 33-year-old Cavani is prolific – scoring 200 goals in 301 games during seven years at Paris Saint-Germain but he was released at the end of his contract in June. And the Uruguay forward has not played since March and struggled with injury problems in his final season at PSG.

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It took Arsenal meeting a 50 million euro release clause to sign the 27-year-old Partey, who anchored Atletico’s midfield with his strong defensive skills. Mixing speed and strength, the Ghanaian can provide a shield for the Arsenal defense and has an eye for goal.

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