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Edinson Cavani ready for PSG

Yesterday we reported that big news on the European transfer market. PSG were reported to have added a huge offer for Edinson Cavani, 26. Today, Gazzetta dello Sport says the striker is now ready for the French capital club.
– I like Cavani, says Laurent Blanc according to Espn.

In Paris, people will most likely be really happy today. If you take part of the Italian magazine you can read that PSG met Cavanis buyout clause in the contract with Napoli, which is around 55 million euro.

edinson cavani 2013

edinson cavani 2013

PSG’s sporting director was in Italy yesterday and visited Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis. After that it went fast. During a meeting between Leonardo, De Laurentiis and the player’s agent, Pierpaolo Triultzi, the deal was created according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

But De Laurentiis still made a last attempt to create a bidding war. According to the Italian newspaper he tried to call Real Madrid and give them an ultimatum. 61 million and Cavani would be moving to the Spanish capital instead. Real said no.

Cavani is said to agree to an annual salary of 87 million, with the French capital club.

According to Sky Italia Napoli wants PSG to also covers the sum Cavanis former club, Palermo, will have for a potential sale, around 6 million Euro.
– I like Cavani, I like his style. If this player is part of my PSG next season, I would be very happy, said the new PSG coach Laurent Blanc yesterday during the club’s pre-season camp in Austria, where Zlatan Ibrahimovic does not attend.

Gazzetta dello Sport says that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Helena Seger are dissatisfied with life in Paris, but that Zlatan had not become part of a swap deal.

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Thiago Silva hopes that Zlatan Ibrahimovic stays

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was rumored to be going to Juventus. But recent Juventus has been looking more at Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain. A good sign according to Zlatans teammate Thiago Silva.
– This is good news. It means that Zlatan probably is not leaving PSG.

Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic left Italian Milan together this season. They headed for Paris Saint-Germain, and once there, they won the French league title and made ​​it to the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The Brazilian defense giant would like to continue playing with the Swede. That he makes clear in an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport. When Thiago Silva was asked what he thinks about the rumors surrounding Gonzalo Higuain move to Juventus, he immediately started talking about Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
– This is good news. It means that Zlatan Ibrahimovic probably does not leave PSG. I have not spoken to him in a few days but I would love to keep him by my side at PSG. Perhaps along with Wayne Rooney, says Silva.

On Sunday Silva met just Rooney when Brazil played a training match against England. There he was struggling with the English striker, who in turn is rumored to join PSG. Thiago Silva could not do anything about Rooney’s goal.
– Mamma mia, he is strong. Every time I meet him, it’s a struggle, says Silva to Gazzetta dello Sport.
But Wayne Rooney does not reach Silva’s list of the best strikers in the world. When asked what he thinks of Mario Balotelli rampage in Silva’s former club Milan Silva responds:
– I had placed Balotelli just behind Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic if I were to make a list of the best strikers.

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