Cavani D-Day expected in July

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis anticipates a decision on the future of Edinson Cavani at the end of July.

Last Updated: 23/06/13 at 13:48 Post Comment

Edinson Cavani: Expected to move this summer

Edinson Cavani: Expected to move this summer

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis anticipates a decision on the future of Edinson Cavani before he returns to Italy at the end of July.

Chelsea and Real Madrid have both been linked with a summer move, while Manchester City have decided not to meet his €63million (£54million) buyout clause.

That clause in Cavani's contract expires on August 10, which has led to speculation he could wait until then to leave Napoli in order to secure a better deal for any future club.

But De Laurentiis thinks the Uruguay international, who is currently in Brazil at the Confederations Cup, will decide his future before he returns from a summer break on July 20.

De Laurentiis told Radio Rai: "I don't think Cavani will leave on August 10, when his buyout clause expires.

"I'm confident in him, because I consider him a real man. He won't make me a joke of me.

"Should Cavani want to leave, he will decide it after a long period of reflection.

"But by July 20 we will probably know everything about his future."


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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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