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Edinson Cavani has already sent a message to Chelsea’s Thiago Silva ahead of Man United debut

New Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani says he is looking forward to taking on Chelsea defender and former teammate Thiago Silva.

Chelsea and United go head-to-head on Saturday evening with both sides looking to put under-par starts to the season behind them.

And there will be plenty of new faces involved with both sides active in the recently passed summer transfer window, though more so in the case of Chelsea.

In the dying embers of the window, Man United managed to stop up seasoned striker Cavani on a one-year deal and the Uruguayan could well make his debut against Chelsea.

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If he does feature, Cavani could go up against Chelsea defender and former PSG teammate Silva, something he is looking forward to.

“It will be great to be able to find him on the pitch,” the striker told EN24 News.

“Thiago is very professional, because he works so hard in training and in the pre-match warm-ups. Well, it won’t be easy!

“It will be complicated because he is a very good central defender and an excellent footballer.

“But it will still be a great experience.”

The pair spent seven years together in Paris, Cavani arriving just one year after Silva, in…

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