Darren Bent believes Manchester United would ‘shoot up the desk’ if they begin Edinson Cavani.
The Uruguay striker signed on a free switch for the Pink Devils after he left Paris Saint-Germain on the finish of final season.
The 33-year-old has needed to make do with principally substitute appearances up to now however shined when he got here off the bench for Man United in opposition to Southampton.
Cavani confirmed his predatory instincts to attain twice as they got here again from 2-Zero all the way down to win 3-2.
Former Charlton, Tottenham and Sunderland striker Bent believes he needs to be beginning forward of Martial when the Pink Devils face West Ham on Saturday – with commentary of that match stay on talkSPORT.
He advised Drive: “When he got here on in opposition to Southampton, these two targets he scored, particularly the primary one the place he’s managed to search out all this area in a penalty field full of each Southampton participant and he nonetheless had 5 yards of area, which is unbelievable in itself.
“You speak about somebody who has world class motion who can simply sniff out a objective. I don’t suppose Martial can do this.
“I feel Martial is an excellent participant technically. He can get on the ball and go previous folks however somebody who can simply sniff out an opportunity the place somebody would possibly mishit a shot, like Bruno Fernandes did when he (Cavani) heads it in for the primary objective or getting within the six yard field the place somebody goes to slip it throughout and he can faucet it in.
“Individuals suppose it’s only a faucet in however there’s a lot going by way of his head to get in that place.
“It was clearly going to take him a short while to settle in however now he’s received these two targets he’s received to start out video games now.
“I feel that can assist Man United shoot up the desk.”