El Matador has extended his Manchester United contract to June 2022.
Currently in great form, with 8 goals in his last 8 appearances in all competitions, Edi decided to stay another season in Manchester.
With a brace scored in the first leg (6-2) against AS Roma in the UEFA Europa League semi-final, and 2 other goals in the second leg (2-3), the 34-year-old Uruguay international has proven to be a valuable asset for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Edi became the first player to score 2 goals in both legs of a two-legged semi-final in a major European competition since Klaus Allofs (Cologne) in 1986!
Currently 2nd in the english Premier League, Manchester United will face Villarreal in the final on May 26th in Gdansk. The perfect opportunity for Edi to win his first UEFA European trophy.
Edinson is one of the leading goalscorers In the history of the national team, and defends the shirt with the same love he feels for Uruguay, his home town of Salto and his roots.
He is the people's goalscorer. He plays with passion in his heart. An example for young people, he is one of the reference points that will guide the national team in the face the forthcoming challenges: the 2021 Copa America and the Qualifying rounds for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Edinson is a fighter who pursues a dream, in football and in life.