Edinson Cavani re-signed with Manchester United at the start of the season but Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford has hampered the Uruguayan.
And following Sergio Aguero’s shock retirement, the door has opened for Cavani at Camp Nou.
Cavani is believed to be on the verge of swapping Manchester for Barcelona.
TOP STORY – CAVANI TO CAMP NOU
Edinson Cavani will join embattled LaLiga giants Barcelona in January to replace Sergio Aguero, according to TyC Sports.
Aguero announced his retirement from football this week due to a heart problem and Barca are on the lookout for a replacement.
Manchester United forward Cavani has emerged as a target, with the Uruguay international reportedly rejecting an offer from Boca Juniors to move to Camp Nou.
El Xeneize se comunicó con el punta del Manchester United para tantear su llegada, pero descartó el ofrecimiento y anticiparía su salida de Inglaterra para llegar a España…https://t.co/FKlfKjSUUw
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– The front page of Friday’s Gazzetta dello Sport claims Antony Martial is eager to leave United for Serie A giants Juventus. He has also been linked with Atletico Madrid. Cavani, Paris Saint-Germain’s Mauro Icardi and former Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are believed to be among Juve’s targets.
– Barca have held talks regarding a move for Juve winger Federico Bernardeschi, claims Sport. The Italy international is out of contract at the end of the season.
– Neither United nor PSG have opened talks with Barca midfielder Frenkie de Jong, reports Fabrizio Romano. Bayern Munich and Liverpool are also believed to be interested.
– Newcastle United have offered £88million (€100m) for Fiorentina star Dusan Vlahovic, according to Calciomercato. Vlahovic is wanted by Manchester United, Manchester City, Bayern, Tottenham, Arsenal, Inter, Juve and Atletico.