By Daniel Davis For Mailonline
Published: 17:16 BST, 16 October 2020 | Updated: 19:32 BST, 16 October 2020
Diego Forlan believes Edinson Cavani may prove to be an inspired signing and is capable of emulating Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United.
The former Old Trafford ace has delivered a glowing review for the club's newest star name, who was recruited on deadline day earlier this month following his departure from Paris Saint-Germain.
Ibrahimovic joined the club in similar circumstances in 2016, having also left PSG as a free agent, and Forlan predicts countryman Cavani will perform and defy his doubters in a similar style.
Diego Forlan says he has seen no decline in Edinson Cavani after his Manchester United move
The ex-United striker also says Cavani can emulate the success of Zlatan Ibrahamovic's spell
The now 39-year-old Ibrahimovic netted four goals in his first five games after moving to the Premier League, and scored 28 times in total across all competitions during a formidable debut season.
His second campaign was disrupted due to injury, however - although United were still able to clinch three trophies, including the Europa League, before his exit.
Cavani will be