There’s been a sudden spike in betting for the Uruguayan to join the Premier League
Could Manchester United Sign Edinson Cavani This Transfer Window?
There’s bound to be hundreds of transfer rumours breaking in the UK over the weekend, with the Premier League transfer window set to shut on Monday night. Teams such as Chelsea and Manchester City appear to have completed their summer transfer activity, and have settled on their squad to mount a solid Premier League title campaign. However, there appears to be disarray at Manchester United, as they’ve been linked with various huge names in the game over the last couple of months, but have only secured the signature of Donny van de Beek.
We reported yesterday the bookmakers transfer odds inferred that Manchester United still had a 60% chance of signing Jadon Sancho from Dortmund. However, in the last 24-hours UK bookmakers have witnessed a spike in bets for another Champions League superstar making his way to the Premier League.
Edinson Cavani has been linked with a move away from PSG for a few seasons now, with strong rumours he could join Atletico Madrid this transfer window. The 33-year-old has a fantastic pedigree, he’s won Ligue 1 six times, the Coppa Italia with Napoli and the Copa America with Uruguay.
Despite Manchester United already having Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood leading the line, it’s obvious they need to a proven goalscorer to take them to the next level. They are currently second-favorites in the betting market behind Atletico to sign Edinson Cavani at 3/1, which implies they’ve got a 25% chance of signing the PSG man.
Even though United are second favorites in the betting, they’ve accounted for a massive 76% of bets placed in market over the last 24-hours.
Manchester United currently sit 14th in the Premier League table with one win from two games to their name. Online bookmakers currently have United as the 4th favorites to win the league, their Premier League odds currently sit at +3800 with FanDuel.
Edinson Cavani Next Club Odds
Atletico Madrid 2/1 (+200): 33.3% chance of happening
Manchester United 3/1 (+300): 25% chance of happening
Benfica 8/1 (+800): 11.1% chance of happening
Real Madrid 10/1 (+1000): 9.1% chance of happening
Juventus 16/1 (+1600): 5.9% chance of happening
Premier League Winner Odds
Man City +163
Manchester United +3800