[엑스포츠뉴스 김정현 인턴기자] Manchester United is breaking the 7 curses that have been passed down for a long time through Cabani..
Manchester United retained the league lead by defeating Fulham 2-1, who scored the first goal by Edinson Cavani and Paul Pogba’s consecutive goals in the 2020/21 season’s Premier League round 18 Fulham away game held on the 21st (Korea time).
On this day, Kabani played a full-time start and scored the 4th goal in the league in 21 minutes.
Kabani transferred to Manchester United from PSG this season, scoring four goals and two assists in 12 league games. In particular, as Anthony Marshall is sluggish, Kabani is often the front-line striker and is playing an active part in important games.
In the last 10 round Southampton away game, he scored two goals and one assist, leading to a 3-2 back-up victory by being involved in three goals alone.
Cabani is a Manchester United player who wears number 7 after a very long time. After Cristiano Ronaldo left for Real Madrid in the summer of 2009, the number 7 players were very sluggish.
However, this season, Kabani has been making a big success, breaking the curse of Manchester United 7 times, which has been running for about 11 years.
After Ronaldo, Manchester United’s number seven was sweetened by Michael Owen, Antonio Valencia, Angel Di Maria, Memphis Depai, and Alexis Sanchez.
Owen scored only 5 goals in 31 games for three seasons from 2009/10 to Manchester United, and Valencia was very sluggish after scoring 7 times from the previous 25 in 2012/13, returning to 25 times in one season.
Angel Di Maria, who transferred to Manchester United for 75 million euros (about 100 billion won), played 27 games in the league in just one season in the 2014/15 season, scoring 3 goals and 11 assists. Di María, who failed to reconcile with the team, immediately transferred to PSG.
Dephi, who received seven times at the age of 21, transferred to the 2015/16 season and scored only two goals in only 33 games in the league for two seasons, and was transferred to Olympic Lyon in the winter transfer market in the 2016/17 season.
Sanchez, who transferred 7 times in the winter of the 2017/18 season, left for Inter in the 2019/20 season, scoring only two goals in 32 league matches in a season and a half.
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