Edinson Cavani could be about to dominate the remaining days of the January transfer window.
The Paris Saint-Germain striker has been linked with a move to the Premier League with Chelsea and Manchester United among the clubs rumoured to be interested in the 32-year-old.
And both clubs have been put on alert amid confirmation that Cavani has requested to leave the Ligue 1 giants this month, despite his contract expiring at the end of the season.
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“Edinson Cavani has asked to leave this month,” PSG sporting director Leonardo revealed when speaking after the 1-0 win against Lorient in the Coupe de France.
As well as the aforementioned Premier League duo, La Liga giants Atletico Madrid are also in the running for Cavani’s signature and they’ve even had a bid rejected.
“We are studying the situation,” Leonardo added. “We had an offer from Atletico Madrid, we did not accept it.
“I don’t know how this is going to turn out.”
Interestingly all signs are pointing towards Cavani swapping the French capital for the Spanish capital as he’s previously said it would be a dream to play in La Liga.
Although for Atletico’s bitter rivals, Real Madrid.
“I am very calm about my future. Madrid are a great club and every player dreams of playing there,” Cavani told Cadena COPE prior to joining PSG. “I am a Napoli player for now, though, and I am focused on the Confederations Cup.
“It is not only up to me what the clubs decide. There are other factors that must be taken into account. There’s a lot of talk about Madrid’s interest, so we will see what happens.
“Nobody has said anything officially.”
It remains to be seen if Cavani still harbours dreams of playing for Los Blancos, if so it could be a boost to Chelsea’s hopes of landing the striker this month.
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