Cavani’s Man United debut faces delay over coronavirus quarantine – sources

Manchester United’s new signing Edinson Cavani could miss the club’s next Premier League match at Newcastle as he undergoes quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic, sources have told ESPN.china nike nfl jerseys cheap

Cavani was one of four players who joined the club on deadline day on Monday after signing a two-year deal at Old Trafford, and was in line to make his United bow against Newcastle on Oct. 17 following the international break.

However, as Cavani travelled from Paris to Manchester on Sunday, he is subject to the UK’s COVID-19 quarantine rules and will be asked to self-isolate. The government guidelines on self-isolation is 14 days, which will take Cavani up to a day after the match at St James’ Park.4

Sources have told ESPN, the striker — who has been handed the No. 7 shirt — trained alone on Tuesday while United sought clarification about the conditions of his quarantine.

Cavani has confirmed he contracted COVID-19 in the summer after a holiday to Ibiza with his girlfriend.

If he does not feature at Newcastle, the 33-year-old’s first match in a United shirt could come against former club Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League group stages on Oct. 20.