Chelsea transfer target Edinson Cavani would be ‘electric’ for the club if they managed to sign him.
That is the view of former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson, who reckons Frank Lampard should be going all out to sign the striker.
The wantaway Paris Saint-Germain forward has been linked with several clubs in the January transfer window with the Blues being one of them.
Manchester United have also been credited with an interest but the Uruguay international is believed to favour a move to Atletico Madrid.
Scoring 198 goals in 291 appearances for PSG, Cavani has been one of the most prolific goalscorers in Europe over the past decade.
And despite now being aged 32, Merson thinks it would be a no-brainer to try and bring him to Stamford Bridge.
“Edinson Cavani is a no-brainer for Chelsea and they should be gutted if they miss out on him,” he told StarSport .
“I know his wages are big and he’s not getting any younger but this lad is a proper, proper player and he would be electric at Chelsea.
Chelsea have been urged to try to sign PSG striker Edinson Cavani
“They are dominating games at the moment, playing on the edge of the opposition box all the time. Teams just drop off and park the bus.
“West Ham sat back. Won 1-0. Newcastle sat back. Won 1-0. There’s something missing. Chelsea don’t have the guile and they don’t have a world class finisher.
“Now that Tammy Abraham is injured they need one. Even if he’s only out short term, it’s a lot to expect from him for the rest of the season.
“Abraham has done really well and is going to be a good player but Cavani’s movement is second to none and he puts his head in. He’s fearless.
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