Manchester United also on red alert as the Uruguayan’s future comes into question.
Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc has given Arsenal and Manchester United a timely boost in their hunts for Edinson Cavani, with the Ligue 1 boss confirming he is looking to offload players this January.
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Cavani is wanted by the two Premier League giants, but a deal could cost either side as much as £45 million, despite the Uruguayan’s hit and miss form in the French capital.
Blanc said before this weekend’s match with Evian that “there will certainly be exits out of PSG in the winter market.”
In an interview with Mundo Deportivo, quoted by the Daily Express, Blanc also said Cavani had yet to be fully forgiven after he, along with winger Ezequiel Lavezzi, missed a training camp for the French side and were late returning to Paris following a winter break for the club.
“Nothing is forgotten,” Blanc said. “They are two important players, we did what we had to do. They must accept their stupidity.”
Meanwhile, French football expert Jonathan Johnson says the striker’s future could be linked to that of Blanc and if the current PSG boss were to leave in the summer, Cavani would most likely stay.
@CescyMeastro04 Difficult to say right now. Depends if they change coach. A new coach will probably want to keep Cavani. Depends who it is.
— Jonathan Johnson (@Jon_LeGossip) January 14, 2015