MANCHESTER UNITED star Axel Tuanzebe has hit back at claims that Edinson Cavani's transfer was a panic buy and says he's one of the best.
Tuanzabe, 22, believes that Cavani still has a lot to offer on the pitch and to the squad.
Speaking to the Metro he said: "Edinson [Cavani] will be another addition to the team with his experience, his knowledge of the game and it’ll be great to learn from him.
"Any smart traits and how to mark someone of his calibre It’s what you want to come up against – the best – to improve your own abilities."
But not all agree with Tuanzebe and feel the move was "desperate."
A poll of football agents found that the move was the worst of the summer window.
Ex-Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp thinks United are taking a huge gamble on Cavani.
In an article for SunSport he said: "I think you all know I like a gamble now and again… but nothing like the one Manchester United have taken in signing Edinson Cavani."
United signed Cavani on a free transfer on the transfer deadline day.
He penned an initial one-year contract with the option for United to add on another season.
The 33-year-old is expected to earn over £200,000-a-week in Manchester and could feature against his old club in their Champions League clash later this month.
Over the course of his career he has scored 341 league goals in 556 games for clubs including Napoli and PSG.
However fitness problems restricted Cavani to just 35 games in the past two years and he started just seven games last season.
Despite the many doubts and criticisms of his move to Old Trafford, he believes he can still provide advice and experience to the squad,
He said: "I'm coming here to do my very best, as I told you, and I'm here to offer a little bit of my experience to the squad, to the manager, and I'm ready and willing to do the very best I can, and to give the best that I can give.
"So that's kind of my aim as I arrive here, very keen to make myself available to my team-mates."
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