Scotland prop Gavin Kerr believes his move to the Premiership will breathe new life into his career at the age of 32.
Kerr will leave Edinburgh at the end of this season after two years at the club and head south to Sale Sharks.
The former Leeds and Borders forward joined Edinburgh in the summer of 2007, prior to playing for Scotland in his second World Cup.
Injury restricted his appearances for Andy Robinson's side this season and he did not feature at all in Scotland's 2009 RBS 6 Nations campaign.
But the experienced loosehead is relishing his new challenge in Manchester.
He said: "I¹ve enjoyed my time at Edinburgh and I¹ve made some very good friends at the club.
"But the opportunity came up at Sale and I wanted to experience a fresh challenge. I still feel I¹ve got a lot of rugby left in me and I'm looking forward to playing in the Premiership again."