Suara.com – Interim Manchester United (MU) coach Ralf Rangnick has asked Edinson Cavani to stay at Old Trafford until the end of this season, despite reports that Barcelona are interested in signing the striker in the January 2022 transfer market. The Uruguayan striker, whose contract runs out at Manchester United at the end of this season, has been heavily linked with Barcelona lately. “We have had several conversations over the last few weeks. I told him from day one he is a very important player, he is probably the only one who can play as the spearhead (in the current United squad),” Rangnick said as quoted by Reuters. Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick. [PAUL ELLIS / AFP]”His professionalism and work ethic is outstanding. I told him that I really wanted him to stay until the end of the season, and he knew that,” added the German coach. Also Read: Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Unhappy at Manchester United, These are the comments Jorge Mendes Cavani joined United on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain in 2020. He has scored two goals in 10 games in all competitions this season. United are now seventh in the 2021/2022 Premier League table with 31 points from 18 games, six points clear of Wolves in ninth. Manchester United will host Wolves at Old Trafford in the Premier League match, Tuesday (4/1/2022) early morning WIB. .