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Cavani Hints At Premier League Move

Uruguayan striker Edison Cavani has hinted he could be tempted by a switch to the Premier League amid reported interest from rivals Chelsea and Manchester City.

With the summer transfer window in full swing, Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Edison Cavani has responded to rumours linking him with Chelsea and Man City.


Uruguayan striker Edison Cavani has hinted he could be tempted by a switch to the Premier League amid reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester City, according to Sky Sports News.

The 25-year-old has become one of Europe’s most wanted strikers after another superb season in Italy, where he scored 33 goals in 43 appearances for Napoli last term.

This form has attracted interest from several European heavyweights, with Sky Sports claiming Chelsea and Manchester City are among the clubs chasing the powerful front man this summer.

Cavani is currently in the UK representing his country at the London 2012 Olympic Games but took the time to answer questions regarding his future. When quizzed about reported interest from the Premier League, Cavani reaffirmed his commitment to Napoli but revealed he may be tempted to try his luck in England if one of the big clubs came calling.

“The big English clubs want me? I answer: Forza Napoli! (Power Napoli!)

“But it is said that English football is art, why not think about it one day if there is that possibility?”

Cavani is quoted as saying by Sky Sports News

It was reported last week that Cavani was set to demand a move away from Naples after his wife was mugged whilst walking to her car, however the South American has claimed the attacker was not a football supporter.

“But it was not a football fan. It is not one of those Neapolitans who, in recent years, have shown me such great affection.”

Cavani is quoted as saying by Sky Sports News

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis recently claimed it would take a bid of £78m to land the talented striker.

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  1. warafa

    July 29, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    if chelsea could sign cavani it’s a gud addition 2 d squard and a perfect replacement 4 drogba, ok 4 35m

  2. Chris

    July 29, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Cavani would ve being a gud replacement 4 Drogba,hoping on Torres is like pouring into a basket,Roma pls go 4 him 2 add more bite & fear upfront 2 any defenders in d world of football

  3. Osca

    July 29, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    I want roman to go for edinson cavani becos he’s a gud replacement for our legend didier drogba

  4. Sam

    July 29, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    Edinson cavani is a good replacement for Didie drogba that our attack will be srong nd solid next season,am a chelsea Fan 4 life.

  5. Megaw Buaku Hanson

    July 29, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    Roman should sign Cavanni for Chelsea because heis one who can replace Drogba and can form dangerious partnership with torres

  6. Josy

    July 29, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    Cavani is rili needed 2 add strength 2 our squad…he’ll b a perfect replacement 4 DD..he’s fast,tactical,skillful n can stunt a defender

  7. Omar

    July 29, 2012 at 6:47 pm

    Cavani is just too good to be ignored,because he is a killer when it comes to goal chelsea should move fast for him or stand losing him to man city.

  8. popoola oladimeji rotimi

    July 29, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    if chelsea can go for cavani that will be the gratest signing for chelsea fc this season and right full back. pls roman this two will be grate addition to the team. Up chelsea

  9. Taiwo Shanu

    July 29, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    Edison Cavani will represent a massive signing for the rejuvinated Chelsea side.I strongly believe that if Abrahmovich wanted to sign him he will definitely do.But pls I urge Chelsea Fan not to disrespect Fernando Torres with their comments.Its true he did not meet our various expectation but we should learn to continue supporting him.Abrahamovich should try add Cavani to our darling Chelsea

  10. Ibeto michael

    July 29, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    Cavani is a good replacement 4 Drogba adding to d strong players we hav introduced in d squard.hazard,marin and oscar

  11. gbenga

    July 29, 2012 at 8:18 pm


  12. Johniho

    July 29, 2012 at 8:28 pm

    I hope cavani join chelsea..

  13. Okinaye Kenny

    July 29, 2012 at 8:28 pm

    Cavani is de right man we have been looking 4, he has de body balance, de weight, and de speed just like drogba, pls baba Roman do somethin fast before it gets out of hand

  14. Desiny ehi

    July 29, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    Cavini is a very good straker look last senson he scored 33 goals in 43 appearance in napoli what a great man pls roman let go 4 dis yong man fast before another club we carry him thank u

  15. Kenny

    July 29, 2012 at 11:37 pm

    Pls buy dis man 4 chel

  16. Onuh pat.

    July 30, 2012 at 6:27 am

    Frankly speakin, na only cavani fit replace drogba. Though d price is 2high bt canot compare to FA, CARLING, EPL n CHAMP LEAGUE CUP. Go n get him nw b4 we loss him. Lov blus

  17. Abdel

    July 30, 2012 at 6:33 am

    I hope Cavani come to CITY. City is one of the biggest clubs in Europe

  18. Arowojobe

    July 30, 2012 at 8:11 am

    Don’t underate our main man Torres, Tores is better than Cavani in times of everything, u wil see d best of Torres dis season i arsurely u dat. Mr golden boots

  19. joe, Lagos.

    July 30, 2012 at 8:19 am

    pls Baba let go for this goal machine, Cavani and sign the 7 or 8m rated right back with these we can fully prepare for next season. if Cavani 40m is absolutly ok. pls Baba make us happy!

  20. joe, Lagos.

    July 30, 2012 at 8:25 am

    if wigan insist of keeping moses no problem. if moses realy want to come chelsea he can do it by delaying his contract.

  21. Okey onyemazu

    July 30, 2012 at 8:38 am

    Pls mr ibrahimovick get dis guy4 us fans cos dis guy is a killer he is just 2 gud 4 chelsea and i knw wt him and toress we’ll rule europe and domestically try it and see cos d intruduction of cavanni & toress is d fear of english and european difenders my blood is blue and blues 4rever up chelsea

    • CiTyBlUe

      July 30, 2012 at 12:12 pm

      Makes me laugh when people come out with oh “I’m a blue, Im a red”.

      If you’re a blue you could be a dozen different frigging clubs all over the world.

  22. Julius Chigwegwe

    July 30, 2012 at 8:49 am

    We already have Torres up front and Lukaku as his back up and we don’t want an expensive striker like Cavani. If Lukaku is going on loan, Chelsea can sign a good striker Demba BA at low cost as back up for Torres. A right back is needed.

  23. Ephzibah erric

    July 30, 2012 at 10:04 am

    Cavani is just too good to ignore.he is d right man to replace dd kindly sign him

  24. ming the merciless

    July 30, 2012 at 10:20 am

    anybody who saw chelsea’s boring, boring games against barca and bayern would advise cavani to join the most exciting team in world football- Manchester City….

  25. Desiny ehi

    July 30, 2012 at 11:13 am

    Dont mean dat man (juilus) he is a man u. Fan he dont want us to buy cavini pls roman buy dis yong man all d blue fans we be happy 4 u thank u sir,

  26. CiTyBlUe

    July 30, 2012 at 11:38 am

    Anyone that would ignore someone who attacked their wife with this amount of ignorance is not a good man in my opinion.

    If my wife was mugged in a foreign country i’d hit the roof and go off my nut, I would remove her from the country with all haste.

    Clearly she was targeted because of being a rich footballers wife.

  27. ogbonna simeon

    July 30, 2012 at 1:36 pm

    pls. I wil be vry happy if owner of chelsea will sign Edison cavani is vry gud striker that can replace didier drogba..

  28. Victor emue

    July 30, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Cavani is a gud striker in de world, so pls BABA go and get him for us . C4 live

  29. Adeb_Cole_Zeeworld

    July 30, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    Cavani will be the best for chelsea and vital to be the replacement for Drogba.

  30. Desiny ehi

    July 31, 2012 at 3:01 am

    Pls mr. Roman Abramovin dont look as d amont go 4 him fast befor other club get him pls sir all chelsea fans we be very very happ 4 u if u bring cavani 2 chelsea thank sir, up chelsea

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