Edinson Cavani has been targeted by Barcelona
Spanish outlet AS reported on Friday that Barcelona are planning a move for Manchester United’s Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani in January. After Sergio Aguero has had a heart problem that requires him to recover and wait at least three months for an assessment.
Aguero Kun suffered an irregular heartbeat. That was substituted off the pitch late in the first half of the game in a 1-1 draw with Alaves and after a medical. The Argentinian forward will be resting and waiting for at least three months to assess his condition, so Barcelona must look for a new striker to replace him in January.
According to reports, Cavani has proven to be an effective forward despite the 34-year-old. But he has played a small role at United this season.
Following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo, Cavani has the opportunity to leave Old Trafford in January. Where Barcelona can bring in a star. Shoot the Uruguayan to join the team at a cheap price suitable for the current financial situation of the club.
Cavani has mostly seen action in the cup and on a rotational basis in the Premier League so far this campaign.
ED-ING OFF TO SPAIN?
Barca have struggled in LaLiga, sitting down in ninth with Ronald Koeman’s job in doubt.
Summer signing Sergio Aguero has not made an appearance yet. After picking up an injury after his switch from Man City.
Real Madrid would also like to have some competition up front alongside Karim Benzema.
They sit top of the league, but the Frenchman is their only reconsigned striker.
Barcelona were linked with a summer deadline day move for Cavaini, but it failed to materialise.
And with Aguero’s fitness problems and Martin Braithwaite’s long-term absence, a move is now in the offing.