Paris St-Germain forward Edinson Cavani says January was ‘difficult’ after a move away never happened… with summer exit likely after stalled contract negotiations
- Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani said January was ‘difficult’ for him
- Cavani wanted to leave with Atletico, Chelsea and Manchester United interested
- The striker reached 200 goals for the club as their all-time leading goalscorer
- The 33-year-old is likely to leave in the summer when his contract at PSG expires
Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani has admitted that the January transfer window was a ‘difficult’ time for him as a move away from the club was not finalised.
Cavani, 33, looked destined for the exit door in Paris with a host of European clubs including Atletico Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United interested in signing the Uruguayan. However, a move failed to materialise and the striker is now likely to leave the Parc Des Princes in the summer.
The front man scored his 200th goal for PSG on the weekend against Bordeaux in Ligue 1 and said it was a ‘special moment’ after a hard month.
PSG striker Edinson Cavani has admitted January was ‘difficult’ after he was unable to leave
Cavani was linked with moves to Atletico Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United
‘It’s the team-mates who give you the goals,’ Cavani told French television station Canal+.
‘It’s a very special moment after a difficult month in January, but I’m here to give my best and try to have a great season with the team.’
The Uruguay international is PSG’s all-time leading goalscorer and was awarded with a ‘200’ trophy during a presentation to mark the ‘special’ moment.
The Uruguayan scored his 200th goal for PSG and was awarded with a ‘200’ trophy
The clubs all-time leading scorer is likely to leave in the summer when his contract expires
‘I’m like that, a little emotional,’ he added. ‘I looked at my family who is there, always behind me, pushing me, giving me love.
‘In the end, that’s what makes you move on. It gives me a lot of emotion and that’s why I’m a little like that.
‘We have to push again and I hope to continue to make beautiful things here.’
Cavani’s contract expires the Ligue 1 Champions in the upcoming summer.
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