Manchester United striker, Edinson Cavani, is not happy with the club’s decision to bar him from playing Uruguay during this international break.
The 34-year-old says he is “sad and upset”.
Cavani was one of 50 players affected by the Premier League‘s decision not to allow players travel to countries on the UK’s COVID-19 travel red list.
He has now admitted he is not happy by the ruling, but respects the decision.
This comes amid United’s decision to strip him of the no 7 shirt and hand it over to the returning Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cavani will now wear the no. 21 which he wears for Uruguay for the rest of this season.
“We’re exposed to decisions that are made in the organizations of certain tournaments and leagues and either of the two decisions is detrimental to us.
“We do not get rich with the national team. We have a commitment to ourselves and a moral commitment to defend our country.
“We make wealth by wearing the national team’s jersey,” Cavani told AUFTV, via El Observador, translated by Sport Witness.
Ahmed Musa is two games away from breaking the Super Eagles record of appearances.
The number stands at 101 caps and is held by both Vincent Enyeama and Joseph Yobo.
Musa earned his 99th international cap as Nigeria beat Liberia 2-0 in a World Cup qualifying game on Friday.
The 28-year-old replaced Kelechi Iheanacho in the 84th minute, after the Leicester City forward's brace gave the three-time African champions a two-goal lead.
The Kano Pillars legend went into the game on 98 caps, eight more than former skipper,...