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Edinson Cavani Wanted By Manchester City and Chelsea, Says Napoli President

edison cavani Edinson Cavani Wanted By Manchester City and Chelsea, Says Napoli President

Edinson Cavani is being chased by both Manchester City and Chelsea, according to Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis.

The talented Uruguayan striker who plays for Napoli could be headed to the Premier League next season, but will Chelsea or Manchester City win the race to sign him?

Here’s what De Laurentiis said:

“Chelsea are interested in Cavani and they will call me soon.

“I’m very happy that his brother has said that he will stay, but if he did decide to go to Chelsea we would take time out to think and replace him with people worthy of replacing him.”

De Laurentiis certainly likes to talk to the press and stir up trouble. It was just over two weeks ago that De Laurentiis said that he sent his sporting director to Manchester City to try to negotiate a swap deal that would see Edin Dzeko head to Napoli, while Cavani would go to Manchester City.

What do you think the likelihood is that we’ll see players such as Edinson Cavani and Hulk heading to the Premier League this season? And if so, will Chelsea, City or another side sign the player? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

About Christopher Harris

Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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One Response to Edinson Cavani Wanted By Manchester City and Chelsea, Says Napoli President

  1. Sepak Bola says:

    Chelsea and Manchester City is great teams in English, Cavani must play and feel the EPL game…

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