Arsenal & Manchester United Handed Major Boost In Bid To Sign £50m Striker

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Premier League giants expected to move for striker.

Arsenal and Manchester United have been handed a major boost in their bid to sign Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, according to the Daily Star.

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The Uruguay international has been strongly linked with an exit from the Parc des Princes for some time now, having failed to reproduce his best form in Ligue 1 after initially impressing at Napoli.

PSG now seem ready to offload Cavani this January, alerting Arsenal in particular as they continue to pursue the player despite his £50m price tag.

United are also thought to be monitoring the 27-year-old’s situation, though they will bide their time before bidding for him as they hope for an improvement in form from loan signing Radamel Falcao.

With PSG targeting a move for Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus, it seems that Cavani is no longer in their plans and will be sold to make way for the in-demand German international in a smart piece of transfer business.

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