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Cavani partners Ronaldo? – Solskjaer makes both players prediction at Man Utd

Cavani partners Ronaldo? - Solskjaer makes both players prediction at Man Utd

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has backed Cristiano Ronaldo to form an “exciting” partnership with Edinson Cavani which will unlock deep-lying Premier League defences.

The two forwards are yet to be on the pitch at the same time for Manchester United, with Cavani ruled out with a knock since Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford.

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But the Uruguayan has returned to fitness ahead of Saturday’s clash with Aston Villa, meaning he could line up alongside the five-time Ballon d’Or winner for the first time.

Solskjaer is delighted to have the two experienced forwards at his disposal and provided a glimpse of how he could unleash them together.

“It’s exciting and exciting to see those two together,” Solskjaer said of Ronaldo and Cavani on Friday.

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“I’m sure that’ll be a good partnership as well, we see teams dropping deep against us, not giving space in behind and they’re two boys you’d like to see in that scenario, I can see those two working well together.”

Solskjaer’s comments suggest he could turn to Ronaldo and Cavani as a physical two-man battering ram if the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Mason Greenwood are having no joy against deep blocks.

Source: Mirror

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