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Edinson Cavani breaks silence on his future and confirms Benfica switch talks.. however leaves door open to Leeds transfer

Edinson Cavani breaks silence on his future and confirms Benfica transfer talks.. but leaves door open to Leeds move


EDINSON CAVANI has damaged his silence over his future, confirming he’s is in talks with Benfica however leaving the door open to a Leeds swap.

The Uruguayan star, 33, is heading again to Paris from a break again residence in Montevideo and confirmed he was in talks with a number of golf equipment.

Edinson Cavani has confirmed talks with Benfica, however admitted ‘nothing is outlined’

Benfica regarded to have secured Cavani’s signature earlier this month in a deal price £8.1million per yr.

However Cavani himself claims “nothing is outlined” but following his launch from Paris Saint-Germain – in an enormous increase to Leeds.

On his hyperlinks to Benfica – who’ve signed Jan Vertonghen from Tottenham – Cavani revealed: “We spoke.

“There have been conferences, as there have been additionally with different golf equipment.

“Nothing is outlined, so I can not say something.

“When there may be an settlement, when it’s actual, they’ll know.”

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Cavani has been working arduous since being launched by PSG – and shared a video of himself understanding as he makes an attempt to discover a new membership.

Cavani had regarded set to affix Atletico Madrid after a deal was rumoured to have been agreed in January.

However after the transfer fell aside, he grew to become the most recent in a rising line of unattached stars – together with Joe Hart – hitting the gymnasium to draw a brand new group.

Cavani was then believed to have penned a two-year deal at Benfica with an official announcement “imminent.”

The deal appeared to have utterly collapsed after the Portuguese membership launched an official assertion on their web site calling their curiosity in Cavani “utterly false”.

It learn: “Benfica deny numerous false studies from numerous press organisations in regards to the membership’s curiosity in gamers with out basis.

“One story that stands out is the membership’s president, Luis Felipe Vieria, supposedly being concerned in negotiations with Edison Cavani.

“This story is totally false.”

Edinson Cavani has been hitting the gymnasium in Uruguay to remain in form as he hunts for a brand new membership – with Leeds

Leeds proprietor Andrea Radrizzani has publicly spoken about the potential for signing Cavani to steer the road subsequent season, together with his facet now again within the Premier League.

He mentioned: “Along with his high quality, Cavani might contribute together with his physicality and adapt right here, however I’ve by no means talked about him with the coach.

“Having mentioned that, we’ve definitely thought of him and we’ll see, given he’s nonetheless out there on a free switch.”


Cavani shouldn’t be in need of suitors this month, both after constantly boasting probably the greatest scoring information throughout Europe all through his profession.

That features 353 targets in 586 membership appearances – whereas scoring 50 instances in 116 matches for Uruguay.

On prime of that, Cavani is a serial winner departing PSG with 16 main trophies below his belt.