He was unable to participate in Manchester United’s victory at Newcastle (4-1) on Saturday, a victory that became comfortable late in the game, with MU having scored three goals from the 86th minute, in a one-sided game. (28 shots at 7.66% possession). But Edinson Cavani, the top scorer in the history of Paris-SG, even came out of his fourteen days of quarantine and participated in a collective training Sunday.
This could allow him to be at the Park on Tuesday night, if at least Ole Gunnar Solskjaer decides to take him with only one collective training in the legs. In the best case, he will be a substitute, a condition that may be his regularly, this season again.
The Norwegian MU coach is looking for the right team. Saturday, he made five changes from the “eleven” swept by Tottenham (1-6, October 4), just before the international break. But even though Juan Mata and Daniel James have been pretty good on the sides, Solskjaer should get back to basics. Paul Pogba, spared for hip and back pain, according to his coach, but entered late in the match, will play tomorrow, as will Anthony Martial, suspended at Newcastle. Porto’s new defender Alex Telles may have to wait a bit before challenging Shaw.