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Manchester United are set to hand Edinson Cavani a bumper contract to secure his services ahead of deadline day.
Manchester United are in talks with Edinson Cavani agents. He wants a long term deal + more than €10m/season as wages + huge agents fee. Cavani has been offered to #MUFC by days as also to other clubs - Benfica and Atlético deals months ago collapsed because of agents fee. :red_circle:
- Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 3, 2020
Free agent Cavani has attracted interest from Benfica and Atletico Madrid who both failed to agree a deal for the former Paris Saint-Germain forward.
Though it appears the 33-year-old has struck terms with United who're prepared to table a two-year deal worth £9 million a year.
How does his financial package compare to his potential United teammates?
Well, David De Gea is currently the club's highest earner with a reported £350,000-a-week contract.
Manchester United salaries:
Player - Annual pay - Per week
David De Gea - £19.5 million - £350,000
Paul Pogba - £15 million - £290,000
Anthony Martial - £13 million - £250,000
Marcus Rashford - £10.4 million - £200,000
Harry Maguire - £9.8 million - £189,000
Edinson Cavani - £9 million - £174,000
Juan Mata - £8.3 million - £160,000
Luke Shaw - £7.8 million - £150,000
Odion Ighalo - £6.5 million - £125,000
Fred - £6.2 million - £120,000
Victor Lindelof - £6.2 million - £120,000
Nemanja Matic - - £6.2 million - £120,000
Bruno Fernandes - £5.1 million - £100,000
Dean Henderson - £5.1 million - £100,000
Aaron Wan-Bissaka - £4.6 million - £90,000
Academy products Scott McTominay and Mason Greenwood earn £60,000-a-week and £40,000-a-week, respectively.
(H/T Sun Sport)