Mata happy helping Cavani settle at Man Utd

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Juan Mata has revealed former Manchester United teammate Ander Herrera gave him a heads up about Edinson Cavani.

The Uruguayan, who signed from PSG in the summer, scored a brace to help United claim a comeback win over Southampton last weekend.

And Mata says PSG midfielder Herrera told him about Cavani's quality when he decided to join United.

"Ander, who played with him at PSG, called me and told me: 'I think Edinson is going to go to your club, you will see he's a top guy, a top professional. And I know you will help him'," Mata told L'Equipe.

"So since Edinson has arrived, I try to answer the questions he has about the club or the dressing room. I can help to translate when he wants to communicate with people in the club, in the staff.

"And since he's here, as Ander said, I can see how focused he is, his professionalism. Edinson has done a lot of things in football and he remains very humble. And it's great to have him. He brings his experience, he will bring a lot of goals.

"Did I advise him to buy umbrellas? Yes, as a joke. I told him that it rains much more in Manchester than in Paris. So actually it's not bad advice.