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Chelsea Close In On Edinson Cavani Signing, Says Reports

edison cavani Chelsea Close In On Edinson Cavani Signing, Says Reports

Chelsea have shown continued interest in signing Edinson Cavani following a reported £49.3m fee has been agreed by the two clubs.

At the same time, there’s conflicting reports regarding whether a deal has been struck or not. Chelsea are reported to be in talks with Napoli regarding the Uruguayan striker. Meanwhile, reports in the press indicate that Cavani has told his mother and father to essentially “shut up” and not talk about his future plans, as both have been featured in the press in the past week pontificating about where the striker is heading.

Cavani has shown his worth this season, scoring 38 goals in all competitions, his most successful of his career to date.

Jose Mourinho has already set the marker since taking charge at Chelsea after signing Andre Schurrle from Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday.

Mourinho already has attacking options with the likes of Fernando Torres, Demba Ba and Romelu Lukaku all in the squad, which will return to pre-season on July 1.

The interest in Cavani will re-ignite transfer rumors of the forwards who are currently at Chelsea, with Torres’ future in doubt as the Spaniard is linked with a move to Barcelona.

Cavani was the Serie A top goalscorer last season and the 26-year-old looks in the prime of his career, a signing which would show real intent by Mourinho as the new Chelsea boss.

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17 Responses to Chelsea Close In On Edinson Cavani Signing, Says Reports

  1. matt says:

    As much as I love Torres, there will not be room for him in the squad if both Lukaku and Cavani are in the team.

  2. CTBlues says:

    If Cavani is signed I wouldn’t be surprised if Torres and Ba are sold.

  3. Siyabonga says:

    I would really love to see ”The Goal Machine” at Stamford Bridge next season.Chealse needs a striker that can score many goals for the team.I believe that Demba Ba tryed…Torres,Lukaku,Ba and Cavani.

  4. osmosis says:

    If city were able to combine the likes of Tevez, Aguero, Dzeko, and Balloteli in their team last season why can’t the HAPPY ONE also manage Cavani (if he signs), Torres, Lukaku and BA this season.

  5. brian says:

    chelsea would be having stars this coming season.i cant wait

  6. phillow says:

    am hapi dat cavani z kaming 2 de bluez

  7. I cn`t wait 2c him,he z a gr8 player & i tink chelsea need sum1 lyk him.

  8. Emmanuel says:

    It ll be a great pleasure to have cavani in my team.

  9. I can’t wait to see cavani @ the club

  10. thadei lucas says:

    its impossiple to have 4 players to the same number. also it cost the team.

  11. Ayandiran ayanyinka says:

    I love to zi cavani in my club up chelsea

  12. Bidemi agboola says:

    I love 2 see 4 of them in my club up blue

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