Edinson Cavani, with Julian Draxler in the bench of the PSG


Cavani also would have refused an offer of the FC Barcelona!

Published:8/02/2020 - 20:24h

Updated:8/02/2020 - 20:24h

From France ensure that, during the last 31 January, Edinson Cavani refused an offer of the FC Barcelona because it looked forward to go to the Atlético of Madrid with the 'Cholo' Simeone

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The FC Barcelona stirred a lot of options to reinforce the forward during the past market of winter. Rodrigo Moreno became prioritario, but Valencia descolgó asking 60 million euros and the group culé in any moment accepted to pay similar price by the Hispanic-Brazilian. They sounded other names, ones of LaLiga and others of the foreigner, but the Barça finally did not attain fichar to any effective more for the attack.

From the newspaper 'L'Équipe', in any case, ensure now that the Barcelona launched a last offer to do with the services of Edinson Cavani in the last day of the market of winter, the past 31 January. The rotary Frenchman affirms that the Uruguayan forward refused the possibility to go to the Barça, since had in mind fichar by the Athletic of Madrid was this winter or next summer.

"Cavani Really wanted to play to the orders of Simeone. Until the point to kill of root an approach of the Barça, on 31 January. With the injury of Luis Suárez, the Catalan club was looking for a leading centre. But Cavani knew that his compatriot would return. And it did not want to compete with a fellow. Then, it finish remaining in Paris", explain 'L'Équipe.

After having remained in the PSG until final of season, Cavani takes the challenge with professionalism and has the will to arrive until the figure of 200 goals in the Parisian club, of the which is the maximum goleador historical. "Has the intention to take advantage of each minute offered to reach the mark of 200 goals", signals the French newspaper.

In spite of that the relations between the surroundings of Cavani and the cúpula of the Athletic of Madrid finish very resentful after the signing fallido this winter, in 'L'Équipe' are convinced that the contacts will restart in June, given the will of Cavani to play to the orders of the 'Cholo' Simeone. "The disputes in the means on between the president of the Athletic of Madrid, Enrique Cerezo, and the clan Cavani would not have to be an insuperable obstacle in June (...)".

The Barça fichará to another forward

It was as it was, a thing is clear: Edinson Cavani no fichó by the Barça in January, and neither will do it next summer. This yes, would have been one of the best options to relieve to Luis Suárez that it will not reappear until the month of May.

It treats in fact of a very similar profile to the of his compatriot, a 'nine' pure with a big smell goleador and experience to the maximum level in Europe. Instead of Cavani, the one who yes will arrive in the next days to the staff culé, unless there is a capital surprise, will be a forward of LaLiga as they could be Ángel, Loren, Willian José or Lucas Pérez.

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