Arsenal have been handed a major boost in their bid to sign Edinson Cavani after the forward reportedly handed in a transfer request at Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint Germain, according to reports in The Metro.
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The Gunners are thought to be on the market to add more firepower to their squad this summer as they look to mount a bid to push for the title next season after emerging as surprise, albeit, unlikely contenders to champions-elect Chelsea in the current campaign.
But the news that he wants to leave in the summer is certain to alert Arsenal, but they are likely to face strong competition from league rivals Manchester United as well as La Liga outfit Atletico Madrid to sign the £55million rated striker.