Edinson Cavani says leaving Manchester United this summer was a real possibility ahead of signing a new one-year deal.
Cavani admits an agreement with Boca Juniors was close.
Speaking in Uruguay, quoted by TyC Sports he said: “The conversation with Boca was real.
“I had a clause that I could use at the end of the season and after a few months here in Uruguay, to see what is happening after almost two years of pandemic, to lose many things, not to be able to see your family …
"Everything begins to be very heavy and I analysed the idea of getting closer to my family."