Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani will not play against Manchester City on Saturday after picking up an injury, according to reports. The 34-year-old was widely expected to appear in the first Manchester derby of the season that will see Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side host their cross-city rivals at Old Trafford.
Cavani has featured in four of United’s last five Premier League matches and started the 3-0 win over Tottenham in north London last weekend.
He went on to score his first goal of the season against Spurs but also picked up a minor injury that will rule him out of contention to play against City, acording to journalist Rodrigo Romano.
It is claimed that Cavani felt pain in a tendon during the final stages of the match, with the problem also seeing him miss out on a starting spot against Atalanta in midweek.
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