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PSG's Edinson Cavani open to England or Spain move - agent

One of Edinson Cavani's agents has suggested the Paris Saint-Germain striker could leave the French champions for Spain or England.

Cavani, 28, told Canal+ last weekend everything was "perfect" in Paris, seemingly ending speculation he is to prematurely end the five-year deal he signed after his switch from Napoli in 2013.

He did, however, admit coach Laurent Blanc's continued use of him in a wide role in a 4-3-3 formation was a problem, and Cavani has previously stated his dissatisfaction with the situation.

Speaking to Radio Olympia, one of the Uruguay international's representatives, Claudio Anellucci, suggested Cavani was a man in demand with Manchester United and Atletico Madrid having been linked to his client in recent weeks with a view to a move next summer.

"For the moment, it seems too early to make any such considerations. Edi is under contract with PSG and discussions of this kind are linked to different situations," Annellucci said.

"Once the situation has been clarified, different scenarios could open up given that players such as him, at the height of their maturity, are coveted by the best teams in Europe."

He added: "The markets of interest are Spain and England, and that currently excludes an Italian club being able to take part in going for Cavani."

Cavani will not feature for PSG in Wednesday evening's Coupe de France semifinal with Saint-Etienne after the Ligue 1 record signing felt a thigh twinge during Sunday's league win over Marseille.

The former Palermo forward was seen exchanging angry words with Blanc as he stepped off the Stade Velodrome pitch.

The PSG boss told media the incident had been due to the forward's desire to remain at the heart of the fray, though Blanc acknowledged he should have acted earlier to keep Cavani fit.

He said: "Cavani isn't available against Saint-Etienne, because I took him off as a precaution due to muscle fatigue at the back of the thigh. I made a mistake with him. I should have taken him off at half-time, rested him.

"He felt he was capable of playing, but I told him he would come off after 15 or 20 minutes. He reproached me for taking him off after quarter-of-an-hour and not more."


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