Edinson Cavani opens up on 'tough period' Jadon Sancho faced at Manchester United

Edinson Cavani has admitted that Jadon Sancho has had to overcome ‘quite a tough period’ at Manchester United.

United were long-term admirers of Sancho and they finally landed their man when signing him for £72.9m this summer.

Sancho had built a reputation as one of Europe’s finest young talents thanks to his consistently outstanding performances – the winger scored 16 goals and provided 21 assists last season – at Borussia Dortmund and there were high expectations upon his arrival.

Although the 21-year-old endured a slow start to life in Manchester, he finally scored his first goal for the club last week.

Sancho found the back of the net in the Champions League at Villarreal and he also scored against Chelsea on Sunday afternoon.

Cavani reflected on his team-mate’s first few months at Old Trafford and he has backed him to kick on after scoring his first goals.

“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.

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“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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