Edinson Cavani Net Worth - The Complete Breakdown
Grab all the details on the net worth of the Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani.
Former PSG striker Edinson Cavani recently transferred to Manchester United after departing from the French club Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent in July. He signed two years of contract with the English giants and is set to wear the prestigious number 7 shirt, following in the footsteps of Eric Cantona, David Beckham, and Cristiano Ronaldo.
However, upon his arrival in the UK from France, Edinson Cavani will have to self-isolate for two weeks and is going to miss the Red Devils' match against Newcastle on October 17. Many United fans are curious to learn about how much he's going to earn during his time at Old Trafford and his net worth so far, so we have compiled details on such topics in the sections below.
What is Edison Cavani's Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani currently holds an estimated net worth of $40 million as of October 2020. He earned this amount of fortune from his career as a professional footballer, playing for teams like Danubio, Palermo, Napoli, and Paris Saint-Germain. He is also going to earn a lucrative salary with Manchester United, which is going to increase his net worth significantly in his two years with the club.
Edinson Cavani currently holds an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Source: Sports Spectrum
Edinson Cavani began his senior club career at Palermo, who signed him in January 2007 for a fee of €4.475 million ($5 million). He made his debut for the team on March 11, 2007, in a home league match against Fiorentina when he came in the 55th minute when his team was one goal down. He scored an impressive equalizer just 15 minutes later, a goal similar to Marco van Basten's strike in the 1988 UEFA European Football Championship final.
Since June 2008, Cavani got regular staring in Palermo's team, and with his partnership with Fabrizio Miccoli, he scored a total of 14 goals in the 2008–09 season. His ability to maintain composure in front of the goal earned him the nickname 'El Matador,' which means 'Bullfighter.'
Edinson Cavani's Time With Napoli
In 2010, Cavani signed for Napoli on a loan deal of €5 million ($6 million)with the option to buy for €12 million ($14 million), a total fee of €17 million ($20 million). In his first season with Napoli, he became the joint top scorer in Serie A alongside Inter Milan's Samuel Eto'o.
Cavani signed for Napoli on a loan deal of €5 million.
Source: The Sun
In the 2010-11 season, Edinson Cavani also became the highest league goalscorer for Napoli in a single season in its history, netting 25 goals in Serie A. In his second season with Napoli, Cavani finished third-highest goalscorer in Serie A along with Udinese striker Antonio Di Natale, with 23 goals in total. In the 2012-13 season, Cavani became the leading goalscorer in Serie A with 29 goals.
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Edinson Cavani's PSG Career
Edinson Cavani transferred to French club Paris Saint-Germain on a five-year contract for a fee of €64 million ($75 million), the sixth-largest transfer in history at that time. During his 2013-14 season with PSG, he scored 25 goals in 43 games across all competitions, including 16 in 30 league games.
Edinson Cavani transferred to French club Paris Saint-Germain on a five-year contract for a fee of €64 million ($75 million).
Source: PSG Talk
Edinson Cavani won the domestic treble with PSG in the 2015-16 season, which included Ligue 1, Coupe de France, and Coupe de la Ligue. During the 2016-17 season, Cavani reached 14 goals in 14 matches on November 30, 2016, and also became the fourth player in PSG history to score 100 competitive goals for the club. He scored 35 goals in that season and was named Ligue 1 Player of the Year on May 15, 2017.
In the 2017-18 season, Edinson Cavani was joined by Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, who were signed for record fees of €222 million ($260 million) and €180 million ($200 million). On January 27, 2018, Cavani became PSG's all-time top scorer with 157 goals in 229 matches. After the end of the 2019-20 season, Cavani left the club and remained a free agent.
Edinson Cavani's Manchester United Wages
Edinson Cavani joined Manchester United on a free transfer on transfer deadline day, after the club failed to sign their top transfer target of this summer, Dortmund star Jadon Sancho. Despite coming to the club for free, he is going to earn a lucrative salary at Old Trafford.
Cavani will earn £200,000 per week at Manchester United.
Source: The Man United Fans
Ed Woodward handed Edinson Cavani a two-year deal, which comes with a salary of £200,000 per week, which along with bonuses, amounts to £10.4million per year. Over the course of his possible two-year stay at the club, he will make £20.8 million. With such a lucrative salary, he will be the fourth-highest earner of Manchester United players, with David De Gea earning the highest salary of $375,000 per week, followed by Paul Pogba, on £290,000, and Anthony Martial, on £250,000.
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