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Man Utd hero McGrath unimpressed by veteran signing Cavani

Former Manchester United defender Paul McGrath is unimpressed by the signing of Edinson Cavani.

Cavani made his debut in Saturday's draw with Chelsea.

McGrath wrote for the Sunday World: "For Edinson Cavani, great goalscorer that he has been for a number of top clubs, is not going to be at United in three years' time - no matter how well he plays.

"The Uruguayan's 33-year-old legs will see to that!

"He came on yesterday for his United debut and almost scored with the first kick of the ball he had.

"But when I was at Manchester United, and when Alex Ferguson was leading the club to so many trophies, older players were rarely brought in on short-term deals.

"Henrik Larsson is one such exception that I can think of.

"And if Cavani has the strong influence the great Swedish centre-forward had in his brief stint at Old Trafford, then he will do fine.

"But United signing a 33-year-old centre-forward? Sorry, it's not for me."

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