Valencia striker Cavani hails home support for winning debut: Many Uruguayan flags!

Valencia striker Edinson Cavani was delighted with a winning debut against Celta Vigo.

The veteran, a free transfer from Manchester United, featured in the 3-0 win.

He said, “I felt very anxious. I was working with a lot of desire to be able to play. I was working hard for it and it happened in a very nice way, with a victory. I really wanted to play. I had been training for a few days and I achieved my objective, which was to get minutes.

“I’m here to contribute and to do my best. Everything needs preparation and we are doing well. I hope to get better and better.

“It was divine here. I had experienced it from the stands before. The team won, which is the important thing. It is an extra joy to be able to win on the day of my debut.

“There were many Uruguayan flags. It makes me very happy that people from my country can come to the stadium. It is important that the fans spur us on since you can feel it on the pitch.

“We have to win. We must always work with the mentality that Valencia CF are a team that need and want to fight to be at the top of the table. We have to keep working and improving, step by step. During the international break we have to work hard to continue this run, which is something we have to do.”