sport news Diego Forlan claims star Edinson Cavani can emulate Zlatan ...

'I think he's a top signing... just like Zlatan was': 's new talisman Edinson Cavani backed to emulate the success of Ibrahamovic at Old Trafford by Diego Forlan Edinson Cavani joined on deadline day after leaving PSG  The 33-year-old has been backed to succeed at Old Trafford by Diego Forlan  Forlan says Cavani will be able to emulate Zlatan Ibrahimovic's ruthless form  Cavani will have to wait to make his debut due to his mandatory quarantine 

By Daniel Davis For Mailonline

Published: 17:16 BST, 16 October 2020 | Updated: 19:32 BST, 16 October 2020

9

View
comments

Diego Forlan believes Edinson Cavani may prove to be an inspired signing and is capable of emulating Zlatan Ibrahimovic at .

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

Diego Forlan says he has seen no decline in Edinson Cavani after his move

The ex-United striker also says Cavani can emulate the success of Zlatan Ibrahamovic's spell

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

read more from dailymail.....

PREV sport news Aaron Connolly sat 10cm too close to Ireland staff member who tested positive ...
NEXT sport news Diego Simeone hails 'incredible' Thomas Partey after midfielder seals £45m ...