Chelsea transfers: Edinson Cavani focusing on Napoli amid speculation
Chelsea transfers: Napoli striker Edinson Cavani says he is just thinking about his current club and not ongoing speculation
Edinson Cavani says he is just thinking about Napoli and ignoring speculation linking him with a move to La Liga and the Premier League.
The Uruguay international’s future at the Naples outfit has been in doubt for the past few months despite him penning a new contract at the club last
August, including reported £54m release clause.
Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City have all been linked with a summer swoop for the 26-year-old after he scored 29 goals in 34 top-flight appearances this season.
However, Cavani has stressed that he is happy at the Serie A runners-up.
“Real Madrid, Chelsea and [Manchester] City are interested in me? I just think about Napoli,” Cavani told Ovacion Digital.
“If an important offer were to come in, I will talk with president [Aurelio] De Laurentiis.
“I’m fine in Italy, I have grown as a man there and as a player with the Serie A experience.”
On Sunday, Cavani’s father revealed that he expects the forward to move to Spain if he decides to leave Napoli in the summer.
“He feels very comfortable in Italy, and I don’t say that to make the fans or the club happy,” Luis Cavani told Ovacion.
“I say it because that is what he feels, because it is the truth.”
He added: “If he is [leaving], it seems that his future will be in Spain.”