Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea & Manchester City all monitoring Cavani’s situation at PSG.
Arsenal have been given a renewed hope of capturing Uruguayan attacking dynamite, Edinson Cavani from PSG, according to the Express.
The source reports that PSG are in a position to listen to offers in January after it has become increasingly comprehensible that El Matador may not get to fulfill his price tag at the Parc des Princes. It is believed that the club will hold out for much of the #55m they had lavished on the player in 2012 after successive impressive seasons at Napoli saw him rated as one of an elite click of the world deadliest goal predators.
Arsenal will have many rivals in the bid to take Cavani as Liverpool are also said to still be on the hunt to replace Luis Suarez, with Mario Balotelli yet to really announce his arrival at Anfield. Wenger (or Gazidis) made the eleventh-hour deadline day bid for Danny Welbeck after Olivier Giroud’s tibia break and though the English International has begun to show signs that could see him established as a great center-forward, there is still a consensus that we are in need of a true and recognized world- class goal machine, a billing which Cavani fits to the deets.
By Wenger’s statement on his admiration for the striker, he will very much like to have him in his team, handling him in the right way to produce the full content of his locker. The manager believes Cavani does not have enough of the creative backing he needs at PSG, and with the likes of Ozil, Cazorla, Wilshere and Alexis, Wenger must feel he has the stock to get the striker back on song.
PSG are looking to keep themselves away from the UEFA’s Financial Fair Play sledgehammer, with the release of a few players. This summer, they signed David Luis from Chelsea for an outrageous #50m – a record fee for a defender – and could not sign Angel di Maria for fear of breaching the spending rules. The exit of Cavani will see them gain some ‘carbon-credits’ and keep them safe from further sanctions.
Cavani, at 27, is still in the peak of his career and must be eager to get it back on track after what could be described as a 3-season stall. Playing under the cloud of Ibrahimovich has limited his freedom of expression on the pitch, having to play out of position on the wings.
And then, there is the popular notion that the Ligue 1 is not really the place where th biggest stars gain notice, Ibra himself having toured Italy and Spain before making the ‘retirement’ move to France. The Agueros, Costas and Lewandoskis are not playing in the Ligue 1; even Falcao took notice too.
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