Edinson Cavani

Edinson Cavani refuses to rule out leaving Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani suggests that he is open to moving away from Parc des Princes at some stage of his career. Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani has suggested that he is open to a future move away from Parc des Princes. Cavani has helped PSG retain their Ligue 1 crown, but the Uruguay international has just over a year remaining on his contract. The 32-year-old has said that he is happy with life in Paris, but the frontman has refused to commit the latter stages of his career to his current club. Cavani told Canal Plus: “A lot of things happened this season. It’s different every year. The most important thing is to be able to keep our team together. “My future? I have a contract here. One more year. What do you want? I’m good, serene,...

How Paris Saint-Germain could line up against Lille

Sports Mole looks at how Paris Saint-Germain could line up in Sunday night’s Ligue 1 clash with Lille. Runaway Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain will travel to second-placed Lille on Sunday night knowing that a draw would be enough to secure the title with serious room to space. As it stands, PSG are 20 points clear of Lille with a game in hand, meaning that only a miracle of some sort will prevent Thomas Tuchel‘s side from landing the title once again. The French champions were held at home by Strasbourg last weekend as they missed the chance to wrap up the championship, but they will have another opportunity on Sunday night. Tuchel’s team will face Rennes in the Coupe de France final later this month, but with no Champions League football, PSG’s strongest availa...

Edinson Cavani discussing move to Atletico Madrid?

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is reportedly in talks to sign prolific striker Edinson Cavani from Paris Saint-Germain. Diego Simeone has reportedly held talks with Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani over a move to Atletico Madrid. The Uruguay international is believed to have grown disillusioned with life at the Parc des Princes following PSG’s latest Champions League failure. Defeat to Manchester United ended the Parisians’ European campaign at the last-16 stage, though they can retain their Ligue 1 crown as early as next week and they are also into the final of the Coupe de France. According to Don Balon, though, domestic silverware will not be enough for PSG to retain Cavani’s services and the former Napoli ace has already indicated to Atletico that he ...

Unai Emery talks up “perfect” Aubameyang, Lacazette pairing

Arsenal manager Unai Emery claims strikers Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are among the finest he has worked with. Emery built and nurtured his reputation at Valencia, Sevilla and Paris Saint-Germain, where David Villa, Fernando Morientes, Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar were established among Europe’s leading forwards. Although inheriting an uncertain defence at Arsenal, in Lacazette and Aubameyang he has been working with two prolific goalscorers whose understanding is improving by the week. This celebration tho… 🙌 @LacazetteAlex 🤝 @Aubameyang7 pic.twitter.com/7wxv3dpD5p — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) April 2, 2019 Their combined 37 goals have the Gunners on course for a return to the Champions League, with victory at Everton on Sunday moving the club a s...

How Paris Saint-Germain could line up against Strasbourg

Sports Mole looks at how Paris Saint-Germain could line up in Sunday’s Ligue 1 clash with Strasbourg. Paris Saint-Germain could clinch the Ligue 1 title this weekend with an incredible eight games to spare. As it stands, PSG are 20 points clear of second-placed Lille with a game in hand. If Lille slip up against Reims on Sunday afternoon then Thomas Tuchel‘s side will land their sixth Ligue 1 title in seven seasons with a win over Strasbourg on Sunday night. PSG have once again had to deal with disappointment in the Champions League, but they booked their spot in the final of the Coupe de France with a 3-0 win over Nantes on Wednesday night. The Paris giants will now be looking to seal another league title with serious room to spare and with that in mind, Sports Mole has taken ...

How Paris Saint-Germain could line up against Nantes

Sports Mole looks at how Paris Saint-Germain could line up in Wednesday’s Coupe de France semi-final with Nantes. Paris Saint-Germain will welcome Nantes to the Parc des Princes on Wednesday night in the semi-finals of the Coupe de France. There will be no Coupe de la Ligue or Champions League title for PSG this term, but Thomas Tuchel‘s side are 20 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 as they close on another crown. The Coupe de France has taken on added importance for the Paris giants this season and they will be desperate to overcome Nantes on Wednesday night. PSG will enter the match off the back of a 1-0 win over Toulouse in the league at the weekend, with Kylian Mbappe grabbing the only goal of the contest in the 74th minute. Here, Sports Mole has taken a look at how PSG co...

PSG make trip to Toulouse with just 14 players

Paris St Germain boss Thomas Tuchel is braced for a tough test at Ligue 1 rivals Toulouse as a string of injuries threaten to undermine his plans. Tuchel’s runaway leaders, 20 points clear at the top, bid for an eighth straight league win on Sunday at Stadium TFC, but will be without half a dozen of their star names. “There are a lot of players missing for this trip to Toulouse,” said Tuchel, who has just 14 outfield players to choose from. “Julian Draxler, Angel Di Maria, Edinson Cavani, Neymar, Thomas Meunier and Dani Alves are injured, so I only have a reduced squad available. “I have 14 players and two goalkeepers. I have faith in my squad all the same. We’re going to do good things, even if it’s not easy to work with such a diminished squad.&#...

How Paris Saint-Germain could line up against Toulouse

Sports Mole looks at how Paris Saint-Germain could line up in Sunday’s Ligue 1 clash with Toulouse. Paris Saint-Germain will look to continue their charge towards the Ligue 1 title when they travel to Toulouse on Sunday night. PSG currently sit an incredible 20 points clear of second-placed Lille with a game in hand as they sprint their way towards another crown. Domestically, it is shaping up to be another strong campaign as they prepare to face Nantes in the semi-finals of the Coupe de France next week, but the club as a whole will still be thinking about their Champions League elimination to Manchester United. The show must go on, though, and following the international break, Thomas Tuchel‘s side will be looking to put yet another three league points on the board. Here, Spo...

Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Marseille – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Paris Saint-Germain’s home Ligue 1 fixture against Marseille. Paris Saint-Germain will look to continue their surge towards the Ligue 1 title when they welcome fourth-placed Marseille to the French capital on Sunday night. Thomas Tuchel‘s side currently boast an incredible 17-point lead over second-placed Lille in France’s top flight, still with a game in hand, having won 24 of their 27 league matches this term. Paris Saint-Germain © Reuters PSG have been far too good for the rest of Ligue 1 this term. Indeed, 24 wins and just one defeat from their 27 matches has left them top of the table, some 17 points ahead of second-placed Lille with a game in hand. Not only are Tuchel’s team comfortabl...

Combined XI: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Manchester United

Ahead of the Champions League showdown between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United, Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI from both sides. Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United face off once again at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday night for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. PSG were 2-0 winners in the reverse fixture at Old Trafford on February 12 – the first time the European heavyweights have met in a competitive fixture. United have been in terrific form over the past two-and-a-half months, but they make the trip to the French capital with as many as 10 first-team players absent through injury and suspension, including key man Paul Pogba. The hosts are also expected to be without two star attackers in Neymar and Edinson Cavani, though the l...

Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Manchester United – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole brings you the team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of the Champions League last-16 second leg between PSG and Manchester United. Manchester United have it all to do in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Paris Saint-Germain, as they trail 2-0 from last month’s clash at Old Trafford. Second-half goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe made PSG the first French club to win at the Theatre of Dreams and inflicted United’s biggest ever home European defeat, having never previously been beaten by more than one goal. Paris Saint-Germain © Reuters If Ligue 1 success is a given, with the Parisians once again running away with things at the top of the table, Thomas Tuchel‘s debut campaign at the Parc des Princes will be judged on ...

Result: Pogba sees red as PSG beat Man Utd

Paris Saint-Germain inflict a first defeat on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United to put one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Paris Saint-Germain have put one foot into the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 2-0 win over Manchester United in the first leg of their last-16 clash at Old Trafford this evening. The Ligue 1 leaders switched gear in the second half as quickfire goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe gave the visitors two crucial away goals and a commanding advantage to take back to the Parc des Princes on March 6. The result sees Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suffer his first defeat in his 12th match as United manager, and their misery was compounded late on when Paul Pogba was sent off to ensure that he will miss the return leg in P...

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