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Edinson Cavani
Edinson Cavani believes Manchester United have been ‘inconsistent’ this season (Image: Getty)

Edinson Cavani has named Cristiano Ronaldo and David de Gea as Manchester United’s two finest gamers this season.

The Purple Devils endured a tough marketing campaign, going trophy-less for a fifth successive season and ending sixth within the Premier League with their lowest ever factors haul.

Nonetheless, at 37-years-old, Ronaldo was the crew’s highest goalscorer which, together with De Gea’s nice shows in purpose, supplied a small ray of sunshine in an in any other case depressing marketing campaign for the membership.

Cavani, who’s leaving Outdated Trafford after two years, thinks United are ‘inconsistent’ and says solely two gamers carry out regularly.

Talking to ManUtd.com, he mentioned: ‘I feel that total, this season, the crew has been slightly inconsistent all through the complete marketing campaign.

‘I don’t suppose that we ever managed to seek out that… how would you place it… that consistency throughout the season, whether or not or not it’s within the group as a complete, or additionally on a person foundation.

Cristiano Ronaldo and David de Gea
Cavani believes Cristiano Ronaldo and David de Gea have been United’s finest gamers final time period (Image: Getty)

‘However I feel that the stand-out participant for us this season, and somebody who did present slightly bit extra consistency, taking part in properly repeatedly and all the time being there for us, has been Cristiano (Ronaldo).

‘After him comes David (De Gea), as he has additionally been one of the vital constant performers within the squad, so collectively, they’ve been essentially the most constant and finest gamers within the squad from our season this time round.’

Cavani’s exit leaves United with few striker choices forward of subsequent time period, with Marcus Rashford out of types and Anthony Martial out-of-favour on the membership.

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Since returning to the Manchester giants final summer season, Ronaldo has carried out properly by way of targets however, given his age, must be supplemented with a second centre-forward.

The Purple Devils have been linked with strikes for Benfica’s Darwin Nunez and RB Leipzig’s Christopher Nkunku as new supervisor Erik ten Hag appears to launch his tenure on the membership.

Nonetheless, with out no Champions League soccer on supply, United will wrestle to beat their rivals to such signings.

In the meantime, De Gea has cemented his place because the No.1 goalkeeper at Outdated Trafford after combating off Dean Henderson.

However can be challenged by a brand new No. 2 subsequent season with Lee Grant saying his retirement and Henderson reportedly looking for a mortgage transfer away.

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