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Chelsea’s Striker Curse: Could Schurrle and Cavani be the cure? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea’s pursuit of German international striker, Andre Schurrle, finally came to a conclusion on Tuesday, with the 22-year-old penning a five-year deal for a fee of £18 million.
Although not one of their most expensive outlays in recent times, Schurrle is a talented acquisition, who will undoubtedly put even more pressure on what is already a crowded attacking roster at the Stamford Bridge.
The former Bayer Leverkusen man is rather multi-faceted in his attacking makeup, and he was often deployed on the wing or even as a second striker at the Bundesliga club last season.
The new Chelsea signing told the club’s official website:
“Wide on the left is my best position because I can cut inside and score goals with my right foot, which I hope to be able to do here, but I am confident playing anywhere offensively.”
But whispers in the wind talk of bigger fish to fry; of goliath transfer ...
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Edinson Cavani wants to hold discussions with Napoli as soon as possible to establish whether he will be leaving the club.
The Uruguay international has been linked with Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid this summer and has hinted he would be interested in a move.
A £54million buyout clause has put off buyers from making a move for Cavani, who along with his country was...
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis says that he doesn't need to speak to striker Edinson Cavani about a move away from the club.
Cavani reportedly said that he wanted to meet with officials from Napoli to discuss his future after Uruguay's 2-1 defeat to Brazil in the Confederations Cup.
But Laurentiis has said that at the moment, there's no need to talk.
Edinson Cavani feels the buy-out clause in his contract is too high and plans to discuss the matter with Napoli.
The Uruguay international's valuation has been set at â¬63million (Â£54m).
Interested parties such as Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City would have no problem paying such a fee, but would prefer to reach a compromise.
Cavani hopes Napoli will be prepared...
Edinson Cavani is seeking showdown talks with Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis as a long-running transfer saga takes another twist.
The Uruguay international continues to be heavily linked with a summer switch away from his Serie A employers.
Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City are all believed to be readying big-money bids for the proven goalscorer.
Napoli coach Rafa Benitez insists they do not want to sell star striker Edinson Cavani following weeks of speculation over his future.
The Uruguay international has emerged as one of the most sought-after players in the summer transfer window with a host of clubs said to be chasing his signature.
Cavani has a release clause of 63million euros (£54million) in his contract and Benitez...
Napoli striker Edinson Cavani says that he has asked his parents 'a thousand times' to stop discussing his future.
The 26-year-old had already been linked with a move to Manchester City before his mother claimed he had held productive talks with both City and Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Comments from his father then suggested Cavani had agreed to join Real, with the capital...
Napoli striker Edinson Cavani has asked his parents "a thousand times" to stop discussing his future in public.
The 26-year-old Uruguay international had already been linked with a move to Manchester City before his mother claimed he had held productive talks with both City and Spanish giants Real Madrid .
Comments from his father then suggested Cavani had agreed to join...
Chelsea suffer strong blow as Edinson Cavani hints Napoli stay - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe transfer saga of Edinson Cavani has taken every possible twists and turns in the last few weeks and it seems like there are plenty of drama still left to unfold.
Cavani spoke about his future last night after Uruguay got eliminated at the hands of Brazil in the Confederations...
Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining...
Greedy agents are demanding an extortionate £1million to let Victor Wanyama join Southampton from Celtic.
Barcelona are ready to fight Real Madrid and Chelsea for £25million Manchester United striker...
Chelsea and Manchester United at tug-of-war for Edinson Cavani - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea have struck a deal in the region of £49.3 million for striker Edinson Cavani, according to Napoli’s official radio station Radio Marte.
On Monday evening, the radio station announced that they have received news from a very reliable source that both the clubs have agreed...
Napoli head coach Rafael Benitez has reiterated his desire to keep Edinson Cavani and has heaped praise on Chelsea's Fernando Torres.
Former Inter Milan coach Benitez has returned to Serie A to help the Azzurri challenge for the title after predecessor Walter Mazzarri booked a second-placed finish behind Juventus last season.
Cavani, 26, scored 29 league goals for Napoli during...
Benitez wants Cavani stay at Napoli - originally posted on Soccerlens.comNapoli boss Rafael Benitez has dismissed the report that a deal has been agreed with Chelsea for Edinson Cavani rather wants the striker to stay at the club.
It was reported yesterday that Chelsea had struck a deal with the Italian club for Cavani, fees believed to be in the region of €58 million, which was...
Paulinho scored on a header from Neymar's corner kick in the 86th minute, and Brazil beat Uruguay 2-1 Wednesday night to reach the Confederations Cup final as anti-government protesters clashed with police near Mineirao Stadium.
Seeking its third straight title in the World Cup preparation tournament, Brazil will play Spain or Italy in Sunday's final at Rio de Janeiro.