Edinson Cavani in France to complete record-breaking transfer to Paris Saint-Germain

The 26-year-old Napoli forward, who was Serie A top scorer last season with 29 goals, landed in Paris on Monday morning before heading to a top city hotel.

Late morning, outgoing PSG sporting director Leonardo was seen leaving the luxury hotel with an advisor of the Uruguay player, who is nicknamed “The Matador”.

Cavani will have to pass a medical before putting pen to paper, with a five-year deal expected, according to PSG sources.

Should the South American sign a contract with the French champions, he will line up alongside his former Napoli team-mate Ezequiel Lavezzi, of Argentina.

The current French Ligue 1 transfer record was set earlier this year, when Colombia forward Radamel Falcao signed for Monaco from Atletico Madrid for a figure estimated at nearly £52m.

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Posted on July 16, 2013, in Football and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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