PSG spat with Neymar means Edinson Cavani next club tips
FootyOn experts give Edinson Cavani next club tips following his recent PSG spat with new teammate Neymar and Real Madrid odds head the betting on his future.
Uruguay frontman Cavani has been greatly underappreciated at the Parc des Princes; no sooner had he stepped out for Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s shadow did the mega-rich Ligue 1 outfit sign Neymar.
That world record transfer and the loan-to-buy deal for French football’s latest prodigy Kylian Mbappe mean Cavani’s future may lie away from Paris.
A recent PSG spat with Neymar over a penalty prompted tabloid reports Cavani could be sold before they apparently patched things up.
We assess the betting market on offer at BetVictor in our Edinson Cavani next club tips…
Real Madrid odds head betting
Despite French frontman Karim Benzema recently signing a new contract at the Bernabeu, Los Blancos are short on centre forwards.
Zinedine Zidane has the enviable luxury of playing Cristiano Ronaldo as a striker of course, but Alvaro Morata hasn’t been replaced.
Cavani’s strong stats – he has averaged better two goals for every three games played at PSG – mean he could certainly challenge Benzema.
Joining the Champions League holders and La Liga winners is always attractive and Real Madrid odds of 4/1 say Cavani could swap the French capital for the Spanish one this winter.
Chelsea could come in after Costa sale
Premier League champions Chelsea, meanwhile, have agreed to let Diego Costa rejoin Atletico Madrid in January.
Blues boss Antonio Conte bought the aforementioned Morata from Real for £60,000,000 this summer and does have recent League Cup hat-trick hero Michy Batshuayi as backup at Stamford Bridge.
This leaves the Londoners a little short of out-and-out strikers and Cavani has been linked to them before.
Everton seeking Lukaku replacement
If Everton’s early season struggles are any indicator, then the Merseysiders haven’t adequately replaced Romelu Lukaku.
While the big Belgium frontman joined Manchester United for £75,000,000, Ronald Koeman has signed young Sandro Ramirez and Nikola Vlasic, while Wayne Rooney returned to Goodison Park
The Toffees are also bringing through homegrown youngsters Ademola Lookman and Dominic Calvert-Lewin, but that takes time.
Backed by the wealth of Farhad Moshiri, Everton has spent big on recruitment this summer, so they could compete for Cavani as an outside 12/1 shout.
Napoli returned cannot be ruled out
We’ve mentioned it several times on FootyOn, but Napoli had a quiet summer by their standards.
The sale of Gonzalo Higuain to Juventus and injury to bargain replacement Arkadiusz Milik last year forced Maurizio Sarri into an effective experiment pushing Dries Mertens up front.
As successful as that was, only three players have scored more goals for the Neapolitan team than Cavani, who average three for every four appearances made.
Given Juventus and AC Milan’s big spending, a marquee winter window signing may be the only way for the Little Donkeys to compete in Serie A.
A Stadio San Paolo return for Cavani is also 12/1, and he’d be sure to get a hero’s welcome in Naples.
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