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​Cavani sends advice to Man Utd teammate Sancho after 'tough period'

Manchester United veteran Edinson Cavani has admitted that Jadon Sancho experienced a tough start to life at the club.

The England winger had to go through several frustrating months before he got off the mark for the Red Devils against Villarreal in the Champions League recently.

Sancho then made it two goals in two games by scoring in the 1-1 away draw in the Premier League against Chelsea last weekend.

And Cavani says Sancho must continue to focus on keeping high standards after breaking his goal drought.

"I reckon that one of the things that scoring goals can give you, a lot of the time, is the sense of assurance and peace of mind to keep on working and training hard," Cavani told United's in-house media.

"I think, a lot of the time in football, you have to have an extra inner strength about you, which is to be able to keep going when on many occasions we don't get on the scoresheet. We are all really happy for him scoring his first goal.

"I think it's been quite a tough period for him, but football is like that. When you get to a certain level of the game, I think that people are always full of expectation and there's always a lot of chat and questions being asked about players.

"I think he just needs to keep demonstrating everything he has shown us up to now and keep working calmly and with a clear head; because often, the only thing that can make you enjoy success and able to keep your standards high.

"The rest of it, is the peace of mind that hard work gives you. I personally wish him every success and hope he can go on to achieve lots more in his career and for Manchester United."

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