Edinson Cavani’s record against the Premier League’s big six broken down

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Manchester United have signed Edinson Cavani on a free transfer – and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping he can bring his record against English sides into the Premier League.

The 34-year-old Uruguay international has spent the entirety of his time in European football in Serie A and Ligue 1, scoring 304 goals in 439 appearances over the past 10 years at Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain.

Ed Woodward and co will be hoping that the veteran can emulate Zlatan Ibrahimovic, following in his footsteps by leaving PSG as their all-time top goalscorer before arriving at Old Trafford.

Having been a near ever-present in the Champions League over the last decade, he’s got plenty of experience against English sides – and a more than decade record against the Premier League’s “big six”. And it’s pretty good…

Chelsea

Games: 8
Wins: 4
Draws: 2
Defeats: 2

Goals: 3
Assists: 2 

Minutes per goal: 202.6
Minutes per goal or assist: 121.6

Liverpool

Games: 4
Wins: 1
Draws: 1
Defeats: 2

Goals: 0
Assists: 2

Minutes per goal: /
Minutes per goal or assist: 162.5

Manchester City

Games: 4
Wins: 1
Draws: 2
Defeats: 1

Goals: 3
Assists: 0

Minutes per goal: 115.66
Minutes per goal or assist: 115.66

Arsenal

Games: 2
Wins: 0
Draws: 2
Defeats: 0

Goals: 2
Assists: 0

Minutes per goal: 90
Minutes per goal or assist: 90

READ: ‘A genius as a goalscorer’ – Nine quotes on Man Utd-bound Edinson Cavani

Manchester United

(*Brought on in the 95th-minute of the 3-1 Champions League Round Of 16 defeat in 2019)

Games: 1
Wins: 0
Draws: 0
Defeats: 1

Goals: 0
Assists: 0

Minutes per goal: /
Minutes per goal or assist: /


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