Edinson Cavani has revealed a last-minute conversation with former Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera helped convince him to decide on a move to Old Trafford.
The prolific striker ended protracted speculation about his future by signing for United on transfer deadline day following his departure from Paris Saint-Germain.
The 33-year-old was linked with a number of different clubs including Atletico Madrid, Benfica and Leeds, before opting for United.
He revealed advice from Herrera, with whom he had played in Paris, played a crucial role in his final decision.
“Yes, I spoke with Ander a lot, as well as other teammates, like Angel Di Maria,” Cavani told the club website.
“It was genuinely getting to the last minute and I called Ander to have a chat.