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Cavani put United 1-0 up on the night in the first half, and while goals from Edin Dzeko and Bryan Cristante saw Roma threaten a second-half fightback, Cavani struck his fourth of the tie to effectively end the tie as a contest – though a late own goal from Alex Telles ensured Roma won 3-2 on the night.

The 27-year-old Ivory Coast international has put pen to paper on a deal which will keep him at Old Trafford until at least 2024, and is targeting Europa League glory this season – United face Roma in the first leg of their semi-final on Thursday – before mounting a challenge for the Premier League title.

“Taking the total number of teams from 32 to 36 in the UEFA Champions League, the biggest change will see a transformation from the traditional group stage to a single league stage including all participating teams.