Diego Forlan heading for Japan?

Diego Forlan of Uruguay smiles during the international friendly match between Japan and Uruguay at Miyagi Stadium on August 14, 2013
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A report in Uruguay says that Diego Forlan is to join Cerezo Osaka of the J-League.

Former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan has reportedly agreed a move to Japanese club Cerezo Osaka.

The 34-year-old joined Brazilian outfit Internacional in 2012, but his contract is due to expire in the summer.

MLS side Chicago Fire are said to be interested in the centre-forward's services, but Forlan has decided upon a move to Japan, according to El Observador.

West Ham United were also thought to have considered a bid for Uruguayan international.

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