Edinson Cavani has said a final goodbye to Paris Saint-Germain fans as he prepares to seal his switch to Manchester United.
The Uruguayan forward, 33, left the French capital in the summer following the expiration of his contract.
Cavani had scored a club record 200 goals in seven seasons in Paris, but struggled to hold down a place in the team last season following the arrival of former Inter forward Mauro Icardi, who was ofter preferred alongside Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
The forward is now on the cusp of signing a two-year deal at Old Trafford, where he will provide striking competition for the likes of Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.
Speaking on his Intagram account, Cavani said: “I know it’s been a while since my departure but sometimes it’s better to leave a bit of time to pass.
“It’s better for the head and there is less risk of creating situations that are sometimes not true but sometimes they’re negative.
“I prefer to wait to talk.
“Thank you to the supporters who gave me their heart. It is a love that grew over time with the supporters which is important alongside sacrifices, work and results. That’s why it’s important to me.
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“All the nice moments we had spent together, even the not so nice moments which are part of life, that’ll stay here (in the heart).
“Thank you to everyone who worked in Paris, who did things with affection for me, that’s what’s important, that’ll stay in my head and body. Life continues.”
Cavani is expected to complete a deal to join United before the closure of the transfer deadline on Monday evening.