Cavani ended last season in sublime form and, in May, announced he’d be staying at United for another year having bene persuaded to stay put.
And that saw the club’s priority change, with Solskjaer deciding to press the pause button on Haaland and pursue Jadon Sancho again instead.
This time, United have managed to sign Sancho – having previously failed in 2017, 2019 and 2020.
And Chelsea are now the team pressing hardest to sign Haaland, with Tuchel and Roman Abramovich both sold on his potential signing.
The Blues have already jettisoned Olivier Giroud, offloading the France international to Serie A giants AC Milan.
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