The future of PSG’s Cavani remains uncertain.
Paris Saint-Germain club record signing Edinson Cavani is the subject of a transfer war between Premier League rivals Chelsea and Manchester United, according to the Metro.
The Uruguay international made the £52.7m transfer from Napoli to the Parc des Princes last summer, but since then has grown frustrated in the French capital.
This is because despite the amount of money that was spent on Cavani the 27-year-old has been forced to play second fiddle to Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Whilst the South American prefers to play in the traditional No.9 role the presence of Ibrahimovic there means the Uruguayan has had to operate from the right flank for much of the campaign.
This frustration has been exacerbated by the fact manager Laurent Blanc has had his contract with PSG extended – with Cavani believing the Frenchman is the root of his problems.
As such both the Blues and United have taken notice of developments, as they both look to improve their respective attacking lines in the summer.
Jose Mourinho perhaps has more cause to recruit upfront, with the current striking trio at Stamford Bridge – Demba Ba, Samuel Eto’o and Fernando Torres – failing to impress this term.
The manager has openly admitted that the position is his priority in the transfer market and there have also been strong links with Atletico Madrid top-scorer Diego Costa.
The Red Devils meanwhile already have Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie in attack and therefore are perhaps not in as great a need of someone like Cavani.
PSG chief executive Nasser al-Khelaifi also says that the striker is going nowhere.
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