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Cavani will not come cheap

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has warned clubs they will have to pay a top price if they want to attempt to sign Edinson Cavani.

Last Updated: 05/04/13 at 21:43 Post Comment

Edinson Cavani: The striker's buyout clause stands at £53million

Edinson Cavani: The striker's buyout clause stands at £53million

The striker has a reported buyout clause of €63million (£53m) after only agreeing to a contract extension last August.

And so the likes of Manchester City and Chelsea, who have both been linked with Cavani, can forget about any cut-price deal to capture the Uruguayan this summer.

Responding on Twitter when asked by a fan about Cavani's situation, De Laurentiis said: "I put a really high cost on it, because I do not want to see it (Cavani leave).

"And I put it (the cost) with the agreement of players."

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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n fairness, he does look absolutely shattered in that photo.....

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