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Cavani has a rare characteristic, says Tuchel

Wed 02 December 2020 | 12:15

Thomas Tuchel, PSG's boss has praised the former player of the Parisians ahead of their game against Manchester United.

Manchester United

will play their second game against


this season after they were able to beat them in Paris. United is currently on good form after they managed to beat the Saints with a comeback.

While the Red Devils were 2 goals down at halftime, they scored three in the second half.

Edinson Cavani

who joined Manchester United for free this summer scored 2 of the goals.


was asked about the controversy which is being investigated by the Football Association (FA), and he took the opportunity to hail Cavani on the eve of the showdown.

"I'm surprised [by the social media comment], because I know Edi as a calm person, determined on the pitch to help the team, which is a rare characteristic for a striker of his quality,"

Tuchel told reporters.

"Always ready to do everything for the team. A big physical impact, scoring comes naturally to him and he's reliable 24/7 – you can call him in the night and he will be there – to score, to defend, to score, to defend.

"I'm happy for him personally that he could show this to all Manchester United fans in the last game against Southampton – he was absolutely decisive for them.

"He does not need to show us tomorrow, we already know, so he can do a little pause, it's not necessary to show us. If he will play, we will need to find answers for that."



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source: SportMob