Manchester United new signing Edinson Cavani has stated that the conversation he had with United’s boss Ole Gunna Solskjaer triggered him to make a move to the Old Trafford.

The experienced striker spoke to the club’s official website after completing his free transfer move to Manchester and has this to say “United is one of the greatest clubs in the world, so it is a real honour to be here. I’ve worked really hard during the time off and I feel eager to compete and represent this incredible club. I have played in front of some of the most passionate supporters in football during my career and I know that it will be the same in Manchester.

“I cannot wait to experience the Old Trafford atmosphere, when it is safe for the fans to return. I look forward to continuing to write my little story inside the book of football and I know that’s why my focus has to remain the same as always – work, work, work. I have had a conversation with the manager and this has increased my desire to wear this beautiful shirt.”

The 33-year-old Uruguay International Striker join United as a free agent on the transfer deadline day on a one-year contract with option to extend for a further year.
Cavani, who has won the Golden Boot in both Ligue 1 and Serie A, has scored 341 goals at club levels since moving to Europe in 2007, including 35 in the UEFA Champions League.

The forward won six league titles with Paris Saint-Germain and scored 200 goals for the club and is their all-time leading scorer. Internationally, Cavani won the Copa America in 2011 with Uruguay and has found the net 50 times in 116 appearances for his country.

I have played in front of some of the most passionate supporters in football during my career and I know that it will be the same in Manchester. I cannot wait to experience the Old Trafford atmosphere, when it is safe for the fans to return.

“I look forward to continuing to write my little story inside the book of football and I know that’s why my focus has to remain the same as always – work, work, work. I have had a conversation with the manager and this has increased my desire to wear this beautiful shirt.”