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Analysing the Transfer Gossip – 3rd July Part One: Chelsea, PSG, Everton and more

As we move in to the off-season an unprecedented amount of managerial movement around Europe will surely see an already frantic transfer market go in to overdrive. This will give plenty of opportunities for transfer rumour and gossip. So how much of it is realistic? A fresh bid from Paris St-Germain for Napoli striker Edinson […]

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03 Jul 2013, 15:22 IST
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As we move in to the off-season an unprecedented amount of managerial movement around Europe will surely see an already frantic transfer market go in to overdrive. This will give plenty of opportunities for transfer rumour and gossip. So how much of it is realistic?


A fresh bid from Paris St-Germain for Napoli striker Edinson Cavani could force Chelsea to increase their offer for the 26-year-old to £53m.

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Full story: Daily Mirror

What’s the story? It could do, except that PSG have bid the same as Chelsea.
Does it make sense? Cavani is a luxury buy for PSG, perhaps with the intention of showing they haven’t lost the ability to make big time signings.
Is the price right? Napoli don’t want to sell, are well backed financially and are in the Champions League. Why should they take anything less than his £55m release clause.
Will it happen? 7/10 – Could well end up at PSG but then, surely Chelsea won’t miss out on Cavani for the sake of £6-7m.

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