Arsenal to launch last ditch move for £35m-rated hitman

By on August 30, 2015

According to the Daily Star, Arsenal will launch a last ditch attempt to sign Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani before the transfer window closes.

Arsene Wenger has been strongly tipped to sign another forward all summer and Karim Benzema has been touted as our prime target by many of the worlds media.

But with Real Madrid seemingly refusing to sell the Frenchman, it looks like the boss is eyeing alternative targets and we could now turn our attention across the channel.

Edinson Cavani is another player who’s been linked with a move to the Emirates this summer and the Daily Star claim that Arsenal will make one last move to prise the 28-year-old away from PSG before Tuesday’s 6pm deadline.

The Telegraph reported earlier this month that Arsene was considering a swoop for the Uruguayan international and suggested that PSG could sell for around £35m, and it appears the boss could now test their resolve over the coming hours.

Cavani only joined PSG two years ago from Napoli but there has been constant speculation suggesting he may leave as he’s supposedly unhappy at being forced to play out wide.

Despite being played out of position, he still scored 31 goals last season and no doubt he’s an upgrade on Olivier Giroud so I’d love to see this deal happen.

£35m for Cavani would represent an excellent deal in today’s market but I think we may find it difficult persuading PSG to sell at this late stage in the window. He’s just scored against Monaco and is central to their plans, but we’ll have to see how things develop.

Fingers crossed Wenger can get a deal over the line as we desperately need another option up front….


  1. ogban

    August 30, 2015 at 11:25 pm

    It is clear that Arsenal finished their summer transfer business with Cech. Every other thing have been media fantasy and Wenger playing along to keep us long-suffering gooners hoping in vain.Otherwise the likes of Jackson Martinez, Edin Dzeko, Mario Manzukic, decent strikers all, would not have slipped through.

  2. Sean Williams

    August 31, 2015 at 12:40 am

    Wenger is very secretive about transfers. There is no doubt that he is after Cavani. In fact we have secretly signed him already, but Wenger doesn’t want to tell anybody. At the end of the season he will let it be know. It’s only right because Wenger does not want the supporters to know what is going on too soon. Please don’t tell anybody I told you.

  3. Abdullahi Garba

    August 31, 2015 at 1:47 am

    We nee Cavani before the transfer windor close

  4. mike the gooner

    August 31, 2015 at 2:33 pm

    Time for change 18 years in Champions league and one final. Not very good odds, odds on Arsenal winning under Wenger nil. All talk and no action

  5. azeez Ganiyu

    September 1, 2015 at 11:58 pm

    what we need from arsen wenger is to shine Good striker for us to win a Good & fantersea truph for us

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