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Napoli wanted to lure EdinsonCavani back to San Paolo

The departure of ZlatanIbrahimovic to Manchester United has opened up a new world of possibilities for EdinsonCavani who always had to settle being in the shadow of the Swedish giant.


Now that Ibrahimovic is scoring goals in the Premier League as a performer of Manchester United, Cavani has the chance to step it up and become the main goal-scoring machine of PSG.

NAPOLI WILL BOUNCE BACK

Pepe Reina is of the view that the attitude of Napoli in their previous Serie A game versus Bologna, which they lost, was not right and they were probably still in the hangover of the win that they had registered over Internazionale a week back.

Pepe Reina

It was only the second defeat for the Blues in the Italian top flight in the ongoing season, but, it influenced their position in the points table significantly as they slipped down straight to no. 3.

CAVANI WANTS SPAIN MOVE

Napoli striker Edinson Cavani, who has been linked with several clubs across Europe, has stated that he would like to play in Spain. This has alerted the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Chelsea and Manchester City were thought to have a keen interest in the striker, who has proven in the last few years that he is one of the best in the business. The 26-year-old Uruguay star is widely expected to leave Napoli at the end of the season. The Italian club recently lost their manager Walter Mazzarri, who was instrumental in the success that the club has had in the last four years.

NAPOLI NET WIN

Napoli has defeated AS Roma in a Serie A match played at Stadio San Paolo on Monday. Napoli won the match by a profound margin of 4-1. This was the 12th victory for Napoli in the ongoing Serie A league. With the help of this win, Napoli has moved up to no. 3 in the points table with 37 points in 19 matches.

On the other hand, this was the 7th defeat for Roma in the competition. Despite this defeat, Roma’s position in the points table didn’t change. Roma is still at no. 6 in the points table with 32 points in 19 matches.

ROSSI BACKS NAPOLI

The former Lazio and Lecce boss Delio Rossi has said that the Italian Serie A title this season will be fought between Juventus and Napoli because they are the two strong teams in the division.

CAVANI CLOSE TO NEW DEAL

There have been reports claiming that the Napoli striker Edinson Cavani is close to signing a new deal with the club that will see the release clause in his contract rise to € 60 million.

The Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani is one of the most wanted players in world football after clubs like Manchester city and Chelsea have been after him. However, Napoli have been able to resist the chances of the Premier league and the Spanish clubs. Edinson Cavani was one of the main reasons for the club doing well in the Champions League last season.

MANCINI CHOOSES ROBIN

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has hinted that the club would not be making a move for Napoli striker Edinson Cavani after the excessive demands by the Italian club.

He has said that Arsenal striker Robin van Persie is a much more suitable target for the club given that his transfer fee would be relatively low. It has been a shift in the transfer policy for Manchester City after winning their first major title in form of the Premier league.

CAVANI MAY MOVE ON

Edinson Cavani looks set to join the Premier league in the summer, but it is only subject to the future of Napoli in the Champions League.

Napoli will be taking on Chelsea in the last 16 of the Champions League in two weeks time.

They come into the match at Stamford Bridge with the 3-1 lead from the first leg. Despite this dominant advantage of Napoli, many are thinking that Chelsea will use their home advantage to maximum use to qualify for the next stage of the Champions League.