The news was first broken by the Spanish branch of ESPN and has now been confirmed by other sources.
NOTICIA @ESPNFC @ESPNDeportes @ECavaniOfficial jugará las dos próximas temporadas en el @ManUtd
* Acuerdo cerrado esta tarde
* Cavani viajará mañana a Manchester desde París para pasar la revisión médica
* Si todo va bien, se anuncia domingo o lunes
En breve, + información
— moisESPN (@moillorens) October 3, 2020
Edinson Cavani due to fly into England tomorrow for final talks with @ManUtd. Providing no hitches, set to sign deal that could extend to 2022.
— Simon Stone (@sistoney67) October 3, 2020
Cavani, 33, has been searching for a new club all summer, but his €10m-per-year salary demands have made it difficult.
Benfica were very close to signing him and Atletico Madrid have been keen, but would need to sell Diego Costa first.
United, who considered both Cavani and Luka Jovic in recent days, reached an agreement with Cavani’s camp on Saturday.
Cavani will most likely sign for one year with the option of the second season.
Pellestri to follow?
Cavani’s compatriot and one of Uruguay’s hottest talents, Facundo Pellistri, is also reportedly heading to Old Trafford.
But reports from his homeland and France indicate that United have now triggered his €10m release clause.
The 18-year-old plays for Penarol and is an explosive winger with pace and great dribbling skills.
Pellistri will undergo a medical in Montevideo today ahead of his move to United.
Principio de acuerdo entre @OficialCAP y @FPellistri07, solo faltan detalles, el jugador finalmente NO cobrará % de la transferencia porque @ManUtd hará uso de la cláusula de rescisión. "Facu" está en su casa esperando el llamado para la revisión médica que será hoy en Montevideo https://t.co/tyKWQa49qw
— Sebas Giovanelli (@SebasGiovanelli) October 3, 2020